Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Adrien Brody, Jeff Goldblum and Jack Antonoff

New TV/Streaming Offerings

 “Outmatched,” a Fox sit-com, starts on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 8:30 PM. It’s about a blue collar couple (Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson) who live in Atlantic City, New Jersey. They are trying to raise four kids—three of whom just happen to be certified geni…

Jews in the News: Jane Levy, Josh Gad and Camryn Manheim

More Jewish Stars in New TV shows

Starting on Jan 7th (NBC, 10PM) was “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist”. JANE LEVY, 30, stars as Zoe, a computer code writer who begins to hear the thoughts of people around her through popular songs. At first, she questions her sanity. Later, with the he…

Jews in the News: Tiffany Haddish, Steve Dorff and Roxy Sternberg

At the Movies

Opening everywhere on Friday, Jan. 10 are “Just Mercy”, “Like a Boss”, and “1917”.  “Mercy” tells the true story of Walter McMillian (1941-2001), a black man who lived in a small Alabama town. He was accused of the 1986 murder of a white store clerk during a r…

Jews in the News: Patricia Arquette, Chuck Lore and Amy Sherman-Palladino

The Most Complete Golden Globe Guide for the Tribe

The 2020 Golden Globe awards will air on NBC on Jan. 5 at 8PM, EST. The very funny and very acerbic Ricky Gervais hosts. When he hosted in 2016, Gervais skewered Mel Gibson in a joke that referenced Gibson’s notorious 2006 anti-Semitic re…

Jews in the News: William Shatner, Natalie Portman and Richard Belzer

Hallmark Doesn’t Do Its Very Best

Last week, the Hallmark Channel pulled an ad featuring a lesbian wedding and, after a firestorm of protests, reversed itself and apologized. Hallmark pulled the ad after a protest by a group that calls itself “One Million Moms.”  Before the reversal,…