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The Big Screen Gets Biblical, Again

A rabbi’s take on Ridley Scott’s new blockbuster, Exodus: Gods and Kings

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Muslim Countries Ban Aronofsky’s ‘Noah’

Bahrain, Qatar, Indonesia, and the United Arab Emirates won’t show the film

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Was Noah a Vegetarian?

Darren Aronofsky didn’t make his protagonist a vegetarian—the Bible did

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Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Noah’ Is a Hot, Wet, Cinematic Mess

It rains and rains in the most eccentric Old Testament adaptation, and most Jewish biblical blockbuster, ever made

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How A Middle School Teacher Inspired ‘Noah’

Darren Aronofsky credits Mrs. Fried with the idea for the film, cast her in it

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Watch the Surreal Trailer for ‘Noah’

Who built the ark? Russell Crowe.

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The Rise of the Sheygetz

Rachel Weisz’s happy life with Daniel Craig makes Jewish men wonder if they can ever be good enough

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Sundown: Israel Alleges Flotilla Brings War

Plus GOP hammers Obama on Syria envoy, and more

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Sundown: You Don’t Mess With the Hitch

Plus, the most Jewish HBO series yet, and more

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Balkan Mystery

In Leeches, a novel by the Serbian Jewish writer David Albahari, Belgrade plays home to nationalists, anti-Semites, and kabbalistic puzzles

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Coney Island Winter

Site of famous coaster up for sale

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Your Oscar Cheat Sheet

Whom to root for Sunday night

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Double Bill

Black Swan and Barney’s Version can both be seen as grappling with how to portray Jewishness onscreen. One succeeds; the other fails.

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Sundown: U.S. Slams Western Wall Slur

Plus START supporters hone in on AIPAC, and more

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Hot Wives Break Up With Prominent Nebbishes

In other news, there is no Santa Claus

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Sundown: Obama Condemns Settlements

Plus Weisz and Aronofsky call it quits, and more

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British Men Want to Marry Rachel Weisz

Jewish actress wins new poll

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Sundown: Maidel-on-Maidel Action

Online Yiddish, comedic justice, and evangelical fervor

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