Television/Film

"Treasure" is a film featuring Lena Dunham and Stephen Fry portraying a father and daughter who visit Poland and Auschwitz after the fall of the Iron Curtain.
In the movie "Treasure," Lena Dunham and Stephen Fry portray a father and daughter duo, Edek and Ruth, who embark on a journey to Poland, exploring their family's Holocaust history.
"Sabbath Queen" is a documentary that follows the journey of Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie, known for his drag character Rebbetzin Hadassah Gross, as he challenges boundaries in Jewish identity.
Sisters Danielle and Galeet Dardashti, descendants of Iranian Jewish musicians, explore the lives of their father and grandfather who were renowned in Iran but not supported by their Jewish community, prompting their departure from the country at the height of their success.
A video showcasing a mother organizing and decluttering baby stuff to create a better system for storing keepsakes.
"Treasure" and "A Real Pain" are two films that explore the theme of Holocaust tourism and its impact on Jewish identity.
Richard Lubbock, a Jewish man from north London, led a double life as a drug addict and dealer, resembling a regular granddad but getting involved in crystal meth dealing following personal struggles.
"Kafka," a limited series now streaming on ChaiFlicks, offers a fresh and deeply Jewish perspective on writer Franz Kafka, exploring his Jewish identity, relationships, and influences.
Tzvi, a 25-year-old filmmaker from a Haredi community in Brooklyn, drew inspiration for his first feature, "Killer of Men," from the gritty backdrop of Sheepshead Bay.
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles faced criticism from Jewish Hollywood figures for its exhibit on Jewish founders in Hollywood, with some figures portrayed negatively.
Israeli media coverage of a recent hostage rescue operation in Gaza has captivated the nation, with TV anchors shedding tears of joy on air and newspapers featuring celebratory headlines and images of the freed hostages reuniting with their families.
Netflix's documentary series "Hitler and the Nazis: Evil on Trial" aims to engage a younger audience by presenting the familiar topics of the Holocaust and World War II in a fresh and dramatic format.
The documentary "Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge" delves into the fashion icon's legacy intertwined with her mother's Holocaust survival, tracing von Furstenberg's journey from a career slump to her Jewish identity discovery.
"The Milky Way," an Israeli film directed by Maya Kenig, offers a poignant and realistic portrayal of early motherhood through the story of a single mom who works for a company selling breastmilk.
Adam Nimoy, the son of Leonard Nimoy, shares insights in his new book, "The Most Human," detailing his relationship with his father, known for his iconic role as Spock in Star Trek.
"The Boy in the Woods" is a poignant film directed by Rebecca Snow, based on the memoir of Holocaust survivor Maxwell Smart, highlighting themes of resilience and remembrance.
In "The Dead Don't Hurt," a Western film written and directed by Viggo Mortensen, the story follows Olsen, a Danish carpenter living in 19th-century Idaho, who becomes entwined in a tale of revenge and justice when his wife, Viviennes, is raped by Weston, a brutal local figure.
Lindsay Posner's new production of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge" features Dominic West as Eddie Carbone and Kate Fleetwood as Beatrice, with strong performances that delve into the tragic storyline.
"Hitler and the Nazis" is a six-part documentary series by Joe Berlinger that explores Hitler's rise, the development of the Final Solution, and the aftermath of the Nuremberg trials using colorized archival footage, along with audio recordings and expert commentary.
June 2024 brings a diverse array of Jewish-themed TV shows: "Hitler and the Nazis: Evil on Trial" on Netflix delves into Hitler's rise and fall while drawing parallels to contemporary issues like authoritarianism and antisemitism.
Henry Winkler, known for his iconic role as the Fonz on "Happy Days," shares personal stories including his family's escape from Nazi Germany, struggles with dyslexia, and yearning for parental approval in his memoir "Being Henry: The Fonz and Beyond."
In 2024, New York City is hosting the Israel Film Center Festival, the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival, and the Tribeca Film Festival, each showcasing diverse Jewish-themed films.
Elaine May, known as one half of the comedic duo Nichols and May, has not disappeared despite efforts to do so.
A vlog of getting ready and packing for a bat mitzvah, featuring outfits, travel items, and collaborations with Level8 Luggage, along with links to various products.

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