Jews in the News

Jews In The News: Susanne Bier, Rachel Bloom and Alison Brie

A Danish Film Re-Make and More

“After the Wedding” is an American re-make of an acclaimed 2006 Danish film of the same name that was co-written by and directed by SUSANNE BIER, 58. Bier, a Danish Jew, also directed “In a Better World” (2007 Oscar for best foreign language film) and …

Jews in the News: Adam Brody, David Schwimmer and Kate Siegel

At the Movies

“Angel Has Fallen” opened on Wednesday, the 21st. It stars Gerard Butler as a Secret Service agent who is framed for the attempted assassination of the President. He must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat. TIM BLAKE NELSON, 55, plays t…

Jews in the News: Barak Goodman, Molly Gordon and Lee Eisenberg

Woodstock: 50th Anniversary

“Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation,” a new offering in the PBS “American Experience” series. premiered last week on many PBS stations, including WEDU. But it still available for (free) viewing on the station's website and on the national PBS…

Jews in the News: Tiffany Haddish, Austin Abrams and Ben Rosenfield

At the Movies

Opening Aug. 9 is “The Kitchen”, a sort-of-feminist gangster movie that is based on a comic book series. Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss, and TIFFANY HADDISH, 39, play the wives of mobsters. The wives take-over after their husbands are jailed. They are adept at running th…

Jews in the News: Roman Polanski, Bernie Sanders and Marianne Williamson

Red Sea Diving Project/ Hollywood/Polanski News

 “The Red Sea Diving Project,” an original Netflix film, begins streaming on July 31. This dramatic film recounts the true efforts of the Israeli secret service, the Mossad, to rescue thousands of Ethiopian Jews in 1981. Many of them were…