J. Hoberman, the former longtime Village Voice film critic, is a monthly film columnist for Tablet Magazine. His new book, Film After Film: Or, What Became of 21st Century Cinema? was recently published by Verso.
It rains and rains in the most eccentric Old Testament adaptation, and most Jewish biblical blockbuster, ever made
Claude Lanzmann returns to his greatest subject through footage of a conflicted Elder of Theresienstadt
‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ opening December 6, pits the existential victim against the very possibility of Jewish success
Joshua Oppenheimer’s brutal film about the Indonesian genocide shows us what history looks like when blood-soaked sociopaths win
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Who needs Christian Bale as Moses when Val Kilmer did a brilliant job in the 90s?
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Baruch Lebovits, who pleaded guilty to child molestation in May, served less than three months
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Rudolf Hess’ prison food is being photographed for the first time.
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How the 1984 paranormal comedy ended up in the conservative film canon
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Jill Soloway’s latest offering is absorbing, sincere, and tender
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A case of how doing what seems wrong can also be what’s right
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Setting the record straight on the Hall of Famer’s 69th birthday
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Talmudic scholars have never agreed on the pre-Yom Kippur chicken sacrifice
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Rivlin joins 11-year-old George Amira, whose anti-bullying video went viral
By Elana Sztokman — Elana Sztokman flies the not-so friendly skies home to IsraelBy Etgar Keret — Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.By Marjorie Ingall — As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
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- My Evening with LeAnn Rimes & the LA County Sherriff
- A Conversation with Jim Marchese of Real Housewives of New Jersey
- Edge of Tomorrow: At 91, Grandma reflects on the state of the world and her soul for Rosh Hashanah
- Brian Finkelstein?s one-man show: Suicide, untimely deaths, masochism and humor