Jews in the News

Akiva Goldsman, Emmy Rossum and Jason Issacs

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Apple+—Another Intelligent Series; and the Tonys—Especially Leopoldstadt


“The Crowded Room” is a 10-episode series that begins streaming on Apple+ on June 9. The screenplay was written by Oscar-winner AKIVA GOLDSMAN, 60 (“…

Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs and Alan Menken

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Little Mermaid: A Star is Born?; A Good Filmmaker's Latest; Memorial Day Note


A “live-action”  version of the musical “The Little Mermaid”, a Disney movie, opens in theaters on May 26. African-American actress Halle Ba…

Zoe Lister-Jones, Ardele Lister and Bill Jones

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The Focus This Week is Three Talented Jewish Women
The week of May 19-25 is a rare week: it doesn’t have a movie or series premiere with a strong Jewish connection. This gives me the chance to focus on three women that, coincidenta…

Dana Bash, John King and Wolf Blitzer

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Dana Bash/John King & Wolf Blitzer, More Bel Powley, and Fool's Paradise



On April 27, it was announced that CNN correspondent DANA BASH, 51, would take over as the anchor of “Inside Politics”, a daily CNN program. Bas…

Abby Grossberg, Eldad Yaron and George Soros

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Grossberg and Carlson; Belafonte Family; and New Shows


Right after the news broke that Tucker Carlson had been fired (April 24), a CNN early morning newscaster read a list of “things” that might have led-up to his firing. On th…