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While you’re waiting on more ‘Maisel’, check out these 3 Rachel Brosnahan movies

DAN BUFFA, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT May 14, 2021

Ever since March 17, 2017, Rachel Brosnahan's life has been different. That's the night she went from an actress to a well-known face of Hollywood overnight. Playing the lead namesake on a hit series called "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," a woman in 1958...

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Upcoming Israeli Netflix show dives headfirst into school shooting plot

May 13, 2021

Ever since two shooters walked into Columbine High School in Colorado 20-plus years ago, the world has walked on eggshells during kid drop-off each day. What was once startlingly uncommon has become more common these days, and the entertainment industry...

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca

Celebrating the great Jewish comedians: Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca

JORDAN PALMER May 13, 2021

In the 1982 film, “My Favorite Year,” the lead character, Bengie Stone, a Jewish comedy writer who worked on a fictional version of Sid Caesar’s “Your Show of Show’s” is on a date, and trying to explain to his non-Jewish date, that “Jews...

5 things to know about Netflix's 'The Sons of Sam' docuseries 

5 things to know about Netflix’s ‘The Sons of Sam’ docuseries 

DAN BUFFA , SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT May 13, 2021

Did David Berkowitz act alone? Or in other words, did the "Son of Sam" have an accomplice? Along with author and investigative journalist Maury Terry, Netflix audiences are taken back to 1977, when the Jewish sociopath (allegedly) attacked people randomly...

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Renewed Twitter hate targets Gal Gadot after she tweets about situation in Israel

May 12, 2021

Gal Gadot has offered her thoughts on the current situation in Israel and Palestine, and once again her Twitter haters have responded in force. On Wednesday, the Israeli “Wonder Woman” star shared a statement on Twitter addressing the violence,...

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‘The Human Factor’ definitely gets you talking, and its timely power should hold you for days.

Dan Buffa, Special to the Jewish Light May 12, 2021

Here's a scenario: You see two close friends fighting brutally and relentlessly. Before long, news travels and you find out it has been going on for decades or more. What do you do: get in the middle to find peace, stay away from the conflict, or try...

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‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season 4: Everything We Know

Lior Zaltzman, Kveller May 12, 2021

The ending of season 3 of “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” left our Jewish heroine in quite a pickle. Since then, we’ve all been waiting (and waiting!) to see how Miriam “Midge” Maisel, played by Golden Globe-winner Rachel Brosnahan, finds a way to redeem...

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Jews and astrology | Here’s your new horoscope

May 11, 2021

For most Jews, the entirety of Jewish belief about astrology is based on a single line in the Talmud: ein mazal l’Yisrael — there is no astrological sign for the People of Israel. It’s not real, we’ve been taught, and it’s not meant for...

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The remarkably true Jewish legacy of the Three Stooges

BY SAUL AUSTERLITZ, MY JEWISH LEARNING May 11, 2021

This story originally appeared on MyJewishLearning.com Finding endless amusement in the brutal simplicity of no-frills slapstick, the Three Stooges are, depending on who you ask, the premier practitioners of physical comedy of their era, or the...

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Antisemitism may be the least of Van Morrison’s problems on his wretched new album

BY SETH ROGOVOY, THE FORWARD May 11, 2021

This story originally appeared on The Forward There is not one single moment of wit, humor or self-reflection on Van Morrison’s execrable new album, “Latest Recording Project Volume 1” (is that “Volume 1” a promise or a threat?). Morrison...

Seth Rogen speaks onstage at The Workers Circle 2019 benefit in New York City, where he was honored, Dec. 2, 2019. (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) 

Will Seth Rogen’s very Jewish book upset Jews?

PJ GRISAR, THE FORWARD May 11, 2021

This story originally appeared on The Forward It’s been nine months since Seth Rogen agitated the Jewish community by expressing a sentiment increasingly common among his generation. You’d be forgiven for forgetting all about it. In August,...

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Three Stooges Clip Of The Week | “Micro-Phonies”

JORDAN PALMER May 10, 2021

St. Louis Jews have had a long love affair with the Three Stooges. First, not counting Joe DeRita, they are all Jews, and Joe Besser is from St. Louis, and his family still lives here. A month after its debut in 1959, KPLR TV began running Three Stooges...

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