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Posts Tagged: Alan Zeitlin

May 4, 2018 12:37 pm
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At Tribeca Film Festival, Spielberg Reflects on ‘Schindler’s List’

Shooting "Schindler’s List" took an emotional toll on director Steven Spielberg, but he got by with a little help from a friend. Spielberg told a sold-out crowd...

April 24, 2018 9:28 am
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Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent or grandparent: “So, when are...

March 21, 2018 11:08 am
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‘7 Days in Entebbe’ Is a Film That Can’t Be Rescued

Screenwriter Gregory Burke and director Jose Padilha have done something absolutely astounding with "7 Days in Entebbe": they’ve taken the story of one of the most...

February 7, 2018 3:01 pm
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The Sad Demise of a Landmark New York Movie Theater

On a recent night in Manhattan, people argued about movies for the last time, crunched the last kernels of popcorn -- and lamented the demise of...

February 2, 2018 11:04 am
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Does the Bible Predict a Super Bowl Win for the Eagles?

Rabbi Moshe Grussgott is one of many who celebrated the fact that the Philadelphia Eagles will play in the Super Bowl on Sunday. But he may...

January 31, 2018 11:36 am
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Why Yemen Blues Will Make You Happy

Ravid Kahalani is not normal. That much was abundantly clear a few songs into the recent performances by Kahalani's band --- Yemen Blues -- at Joe’s Pub,...

January 18, 2018 1:21 pm
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Singer and Actress Gives Her Voice to Jewish and Black Cultures

Tatiana Wechsler will likely go down as the only actress to belt out a showstopper in a Yiddish musical, and then -- less than a...

December 19, 2017 3:35 pm
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Jackie Mason Mocks Al Franken, Matt Lauer and Others in New Stand-Up Routine

Comedian Jackie Mason told a nearly sold-out crowd at B.B King Blues Club & Grill on 42nd Street that the flood of stories about sexual assault is...

December 8, 2017 2:39 pm
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Regina Spektor Might Be An Alien

Watching Regina Spektor sing -- and taking her talent, her perfectionism and her humility into account -- you might think that she is an alien. I’d seen her perform at Radio...

November 8, 2017 3:19 pm
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Gut-Wrenching Film Looks at Problems in the Hasidic World

Some horror films keep you up at night without a monster -- and the blistering and mesmerizing documentary "One of Us" is one of them. There is no...

October 25, 2017 1:05 pm
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What Woody Allen Wants to Do Before He Dies

Woody Allen told a sold-out crowd at the 92nd Street Y that he isn’t satisfied with his resume. “I would like to -- before I die, which...

October 4, 2017 10:23 am
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Gal Gadot Is Excited to Go ‘Live’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took America by storm when she dazzled audiences as Wonder Woman this summer. But will she be able to take the small screen by...

August 13, 2017 12:13 pm
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The Jewish George Washington Takes His Final ‘Turn’

George Washington was not exactly the clean cut gentleman that you learned about in history class. You might know that if you’ve seen Ian Kahn’s stellar portrayal of...

August 7, 2017 3:53 pm
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The Inside Story Behind ‘Menashe’

Menashe Lustig stood in the back of a darkened movie theatre in New York City, laughing. Looking at his tzitzit, you might think that he had snuck...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

In Wake of Livingstone Resignation, UK Jewish Groups and MPs Say More Needs...

British Jewish leaders and MPs have hailed former London Mayor Ken Livingstone’s decision to resign from the Labour Party in...

Israel

Israeli Security Cabinet Begins Holding Meetings in Underground Bunker

Israel's Security Cabinet, a forum of senior ministers headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has begun holding its weekly meetings in a secure underground bunker in Jerusalem, Israeli media said on...

Middle East

Doctor: Hospitalized Palestinian Authority President Abbas Has Lung Infecti...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is suffering from a lung infection and could remain in hospital for several days, Palestinian...

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