Jewish Chronicle Shabbat lifts? It’s a very long storey 23 Jul
The text humorously explores the unique experience of using a Shabbat Elevator, a device operated on the Sabbath for observant Jews who avoid certain activit...
23 Jul
Jewish Chronicle TV review: Those About to Die: ‘an overblown mess of hammy dialogue and bloody fights’ 18 Jul
Amazon Prime's new Roman epic, "Those About to Die," portrays a world of violent races and fights akin to ancient Rome. The show's premiere episode features ...
18 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Film review: Twisters, ‘A spectacle but as memorable as a breeze’ 18 Jul
Film critic John Nathan reviews the movie "Twisters," noting its spectacle of storm chasing reminiscent of the 1996 film "Twister." The plot follows meteorol...
18 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Theatre review: Slave Play, ‘An evening primed to cause tension and offence’ 18 Jul
"Slave Play" by Jeremy O. Harris is a provocative theater production that delves into the intersecting themes of race, intimacy, and power dynamics in relati...
18 Jul
Jewish Chronicle My secret tip for a happy marriage…spend time apart 17 Jul
A writer reflects on attending an aufruf ceremony for an older couple about to marry, emphasizing the importance of giving space in a relationship for person...
17 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Review: The Commandants’s Shadow, The dark legacy of Höss is a real zone of interest 17 Jul
"The Commandant's Shadow" is a documentary by Daniela Völker that follows Hans Jürgen Höss, the son of Rudolf Höss, the commandant of Auschwitz, as he grappl...
17 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Meet ancient Rome’s real life Jewish princess: Berenice, star of new TV series Those About to Die 16 Jul
The TV series "Those About to Die" highlights the captivating story of Berenice, an ancient Jewish princess who navigated complex relationships and tumultuou...
16 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Legacy of a monster: the real-life story behind The Zone of Interest 12 Jul
"The Commandant's Shadow" is a documentary film by Daniela Völker that delves into the real-life story of Hans Jürgen Höss, the son of the commandant of Ausc...
12 Jul
Jewish Chronicle David Baddiel’s memoir about his dysfuctional family will make you wince with pleasure 12 Jul
David Baddiel's memoir "My Family" delves into his dysfunctional family dynamics, portraying his parents' lack of interest in him and his brothers, highlight...
12 Jul
Jewish Chronicle A saviour’s insights into his Holocaust rescue missions 12 Jul
"Orphans of the Holocaust: Ott Komoly's Diary, Budapest 1944" edited by Thomas Komoly, sheds light on Ott Komoly's heroic efforts during the 1944 German occu...
12 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Inspiration from a Sicilian mikveh 12 Jul
In Sicily, a chance discovery of a street named after the old Jewish quarter led to the exploration of a mikveh dating back to the 6th century, used for near...
12 Jul
Jewish Chronicle From one Jewish mum called Victoria to another… advice for our new First Lady 11 Jul
In a heartfelt letter from one Jewish mother named Victoria to another, the author offers advice to the new First Lady Victoria on navigating her family's ne...
11 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Israel’s former First Lady Lihi Lapid: ‘When I get to politics, each word can be dangerous’ 10 Jul
Lihi Lapid, Israel's former First Lady and a successful writer, discusses her foray into politics, highlighting the caution required in choosing words carefu...
10 Jul
Jewish Chronicle This new musical stars a thoroughly modern Moses 10 Jul
A new musical titled "Go!" brings a fresh perspective to the story of Moses and the Exodus, focusing on his complexities as a character and the challenges he...
10 Jul
Jewish Chronicle TV review: A Family Affair ‘A silly film that offers excellent escapism’ 10 Jul
"A Family Affair" is a light-hearted rom-com available on Netflix that follows the story of a young assistant, Zara, to a famous actor, Chris, played by Jewi...
10 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Legends’ thrilling run chase on Belmont and Edgware’s big day 9 Jul
Belmont and Edgware Cricket Club marked their 50th anniversary with a special legends vs current XI match at their Old Camdenians ground, showcasing the comm...
9 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Shalom Auslander on his new book ‘Feh’: ‘We’ve been told a terrible story about ourselves for thousands of years’ 8 Jul
Shalom Auslander discusses his new book "Feh" as an optimistic narrative attempting to rewrite the traditional negative story told about humanity for thousan...
8 Jul
Jewish Chronicle When Captain Marvel fought antisemitism 4 Jul
In the 1940s, amidst rising antisemitism in the US, a group of top cartoonists, including Captain Marvel artist Mac Raboy and MAD cartoonist Dave Berg, colla...
4 Jul
Jewish Chronicle This on-trend colour combo is simply a summer breeze 4 Jul
The article discusses the popularity of the blue and white color combination, referencing the Israeli and Greek flags and fashionable tourist destinations li...
4 Jul
Jewish Chronicle The Israeli puppeteers working with children devastated by October 7 4 Jul
Amidst boycott pressures against Israeli artists, JW3 in the UK hosts Israels Train Theatre, known for its non-verbal puppetry show Once Upon a World promoti...
4 Jul
Jewish Chronicle China’s wild heart 4 Jul
The article describes a travel experience in Hunan, China, famous for its picturesque landscape, spicy cuisine, and rich history. The journey begins in Chang...
4 Jul
Jewish Chronicle Howzat! Andy clean bowls them with his cricketing stats 3 Jul
Andy Zaltzman, a cricket statistician and comedian, plays a significant role in showcasing the narrative of cricket through numbers. His expertise and passio...
3 Jul
Jewish Chronicle TV review: We were the Lucky Ones: Good series, shame about the lighting 3 Jul
"We Were the Lucky Ones" is a TV series set in Radom, Poland in 1937, depicting a Jewish family gathering for Pesach before the outbreak of war. Based on Geo...
3 Jul
Jewish Chronicle The art that made Ukraine and the Jewish artists who made it 28 Jun
The article discusses the significant role of Jewish artists in shaping modernist art in Ukraine between 1900 and the 1930s, amid a backdrop of political and...
28 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Kinds of Kindness, review: a kind of invitation to defy conventional thinking 27 Jun
Yorgos Lanthimos's film "Kinds of Kindness" is a theatrical and unconventional exploration of human behavior through interconnected short stories. The star-s...
27 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The Jewish war novelist who told the stories of soldiers, not officers 27 Jun
Alexander Baron, a Jewish war novelist born Joseph Alexander Bernstein, gained acclaim for his war trilogy, notably "From the City, From the Plough," which r...
27 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The Marilyn Conspiracy review: An evening of ... conspiracies 27 Jun
"The Marilyn Conspiracy" play at the Park Theatre explores the theory that Marilyn Monroe was murdered. The story revolves around seven individuals present a...
27 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The Body Shop is an ethical brand built on chutzpah 27 Jun
The Body Shop, known for its ethical stance and pioneering founder Anita Roddick, faces challenges in the ever-changing beauty industry, particularly after b...
27 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Where should I stash savings for my deposit? 27 Jun
If you are saving for a deposit, consider a Lifetime Isa (Lisa) as the best option to grow your money tax-free and get a government bonus. The Moneybox Lifet...
27 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Wales’s wild west: exploring the Pembrokeshire coast 26 Jun
The article recounts a challenging hike along the Pembrokeshire coast in Wales, showcasing its rugged beauty and wild landscapes, reminiscent of the edge of ...
26 Jun
Jewish Chronicle A summer full of stars and hardly any antisemitism in their shows 26 Jun
Despite the prevalent discussions around antisemitism, the world of entertainment provides some respite for Jewish audiences with a variety of upcoming event...
26 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Kid Sister, review: How not to write a comedy about Jews 26 Jun
"Kid Sister," a New Zealand television comedy drama, falls short in its attempt to humorously portray a Jewish family, with stereotypical and unlikeable char...
26 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The truth is Jews can’t run a gig let alone the world 26 Jun
The text discusses the portrayal of Jews and Zionists in the media, emphasizing the rise in anti-Zionist sentiments and the association of Zionism with globa...
26 Jun
Jewish Chronicle How Hamas and its apologists made me a true Zionist 26 Jun
After a long-standing ambivalence towards Israel, a British writer's perspective shifted dramatically following Hamas' deadly actions. The killing of 1,200 p...
26 Jun
Jewish Chronicle ‘I had to sit down and weep’ 26 Jun
The Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem presents the exhibit "From Darkness to Light," showcasing the horrors of the Hamas attack on October 7. Through advanced...
26 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Dance review: A tale of two Swan Lakes 24 Jun
English National Ballet's unique production of Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall is performed in the round, offering a fresh perspective for viewers with th...
24 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Wardrobe must-haves to get my Style Show started 21 Jun
In this article, the author recalls their youthful fashion choices and their evolution into a more practical style as a mother. Reflecting on their inherited...
21 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The Bikeriders review: Jodie revs it up in this tale about bikers on a dead end 20 Jun
"The Bikeriders" is a film that closely follows the book by Danny Lyon about American bikers in the 1960s Midwest, focusing on The Vandals, a biker club akin...
20 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Kiss Me, Kate review: this kissing lark is all in the line of duty 20 Jun
Stephanie J. Block and Adrian Dunbar star in the revival of Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me, Kate" at the Barbican. Directed by Bartlett Sher, the show explor...
20 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The Piano Player of Budapest review: A beautifully performed Holocaust symphony 20 Jun
"The Piano Player of Budapest" by Roxanne de Bastion is a touching account of her grandfather Stephen, a Hungarian composer and musician known as the Piano P...
20 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Brilliant insights from our much-loved Secret Shulgoer 20 Jun
"Being Rina: The Collected Writings of Rina Wolfson" provides a deep insight into the life and experiences of British Jewish woman Rina Wolfson from 1972 to ...
20 Jun
Jewish Chronicle What super-busy actor Andy Nyman did next 20 Jun
Andy Nyman, a highly sought-after actor, known for his work in various media including films, plays, and TV series, is set to star in "Hello, Dolly!" alongsi...
20 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Slower Silesia – a cycling holiday in Poland 19 Jun
The article describes a cycling trip through Lower Silesia, Poland, with The Slow Cyclist travel company. The author, inspired by his family ties to Poland, ...
19 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The Jewish Da Vinci Code 18 Jun
"The Gaon Code" by Rytis Sabas is a gripping novel intertwining Russian mobsters, Mossad agents, and an 18th-century Lithuanian rabbi known as the Vilna Gaon...
18 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Fat-shamed in life and death, this is the truth about Mama Cass 18 Jun
Owen Elliot-Kugell, daughter of the late Jewish singer Cass Elliot from The Mamas and the Papas, unravels the myths surrounding her mother's life and death i...
18 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Breaking Dad Amazon Prime review: A mediocre story stretched too thin 18 Jun
"Breaking Dad" on Amazon Prime is critiqued as a documentary that fails to deliver on its promising concept of a British version of "Breaking Bad." The story...
18 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Why empathy is a priceless antidote in this painful world 18 Jun
In the midst of challenging times faced by Jewish parents and grandparents, feelings of fear and anxiety are prevalent due to concerns about safety, antisemi...
18 Jun
Jewish Chronicle The Forbidden Daughter review: A fascinating look at the legacy of the Holocaust 14 Jun
"The Forbidden Daughter" by Zipora Klein Jakob is a fictionalized Holocaust biography that delves into the multi-generational impact of trauma and loss, rath...
14 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Do opportunities knock twice in life? Two men who might just know 14 Jun
"Second Chances: Shakespeare & Freud" by Stephen Greenblatt and Adam Phillips delves into the theme of second chances in life through the lens of literature ...
14 Jun
Jewish Chronicle Freud’s Last Session review: This is a movie with play envy 14 Jun
"Freud's Last Session" is a film that portrays a fictional meeting between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis, exploring their contrasting views on religion amidst...
14 Jun