A film on the interaction between Arab and Jewish women selected for the Oscars

A film on the interaction between Arab and Jewish women

The film ‘Cinema Sabaya’ conquered Sunday night’s Ophir ceremony, Israel’s version of the Oscars, winning Best Picture, automatically making it Israel’s selection in the ‘Foreign Film’ category at the 2023 Academy Awards , which will take place in the United States. The film, starring Dana Ivgy, tells the story of eight Arab and Jewish city … Read more

‘Funny Girl’ shunned by Tony Awards, but other award-winning Jewish shows

Funny Girl shunned by Tony Awards but other award winning Jewish

JTA — Overall, Broadway’s big Jewish names haven’t shone as brightly as expected in Tony Award nominations this year. The much-anticipated revival of “Funny Girl,” starring Beanie Feldstein in the role popularized by Barbra Streisand telling the story of pioneering Jewish comedian Fanny Brice, almost left empty-handed, despite Feldstein’s reputation and rewrite from the book … Read more

Joseph Kahn, fifth Jewish patron of the New York Times since 1964

Joseph Kahn fifth Jewish patron of the New York Times

JTA — The New York Times on Tuesday appointed Joseph Kahn as executive director. He is the fifth Jewish journalist to hold the post since it was established in 1964. Kahn is currently editor of Timesand he was favorite to succeed Dean Baquet, who is retiring at the age of 65, as is the custom … Read more

Polly Adler, the Jewish immigrant who ran a brothel during Prohibition

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Like many early 20th century Eastern European Jewish immigrants to the United States, Polly Adler wanted to do something with her life. And even if her name has been largely forgotten today, she will have made it big – as a great lady of the jazz age. Everyone went to Adler’s in Manhattan in the … Read more

The contribution of the Jewish people in improving and saving humanity

The contribution of the Jewish people in improving and saving

Jewish Link – In the face of anti-Semitism fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, British journalist Tom Gross, a specialist in the Middle East, elaborated and public in 2020 a list of Jews who have contributed to saving humanity. “It shouldn’t be necessary to point it out but in the middle of the antisemitism on and … Read more

Steven Spielberg, Tracee Ellis Ross among Jewish 2022 Golden Globe nominees

1639490724 Steven Spielberg Tracee Ellis Ross among Jewish 2022 Golden Globe

JTA – The Golden Globes won’t be televised, but there are Jewish nominees, including two directors at different stages of their careers. After the many controversies that rocked the Hollywood Foreign Press Association – from the “culture of corruption” to the absence of a single black member – NBC decided not to broadcast the annual … Read more

Max Planck, the Nobel laureate who tried to convince Hitler to let Jewish scientists work – Diario Judío México

Max Planck the Nobel laureate who tried to convince Hitler

When to Max planck It was time for him to decide what to study at university, the then adolescent was hesitating between Physics or other disciplines. He consulted a physics professor, who replied that in that discipline “the essentials were already discovered” and recommended that he devote himself to another area of ​​study. The young … Read more

From “Borat” to “Unorthodox”, all the Jewish 2021 Golden Globe nominees

1634176415 From Borat to Unorthodox all the Jewish 2021 Golden Globe

“Welcome to Schitt’s Creek” attempts to pick up where it left off in the fall after scooping up a series of Emmys. The show dedicated to a wealthy interfaith Jewish family was nominated for five awards on Wednesday, including four for lead actors and one in the “best series” category. Many other Jewish figures were … Read more