Whither the Sheygets?

As Johnny Castle in ‘Dirty Dancing,’ Patrick Swayze was the last—and best—of a breed

Ramallah, Illinois

Is a film about Palestinians inherently political?

Mindless Violence

The Baader-Meinhof Gang had all the brains of an action flick

Inglorious Indeed

Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ a Jewish revenge fantasy, does violence to Jewish morality

G.I. Jew

In Israel, the ‘real American hero’ was a different kind of soldier

On Cinematography

Susan Sontag, in a rare turn as filmmaker, visited a traumatized Israel in 1973

Sitmom

A documentary examines the life of Gertrude Berg, the driving force behind TV’s The Goldbergs

The Queens of Bollywood

When Jewish women were the leading ladies of Indian cinema

In the Beginning

‘Year One’ writer-director Harold Ramis looks back on his early days

Proving Their Metal

Thirty years ago, two Jewish kids from Toronto swore they’d never stop rockin’. They never did.

Framed?!

Young and restless at the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival

Double Life

A talk with the writer-director behind Two Lovers

Bringing Back the Sexy

Annette Ezekiel Kogan tells all about punk-klezmer band Golem’s latest album

Unprejudiced

A Jane Austen classic reset in the Galilee

Not if You Were the Last Panda on Earth

God & Co., Episode IV

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