Sebastian Lelio, the film’s director, on understanding his characters’ insular community and mastering the nuance of Jewish observance
Today on Jewcy: Witness a very uncomfortable homecoming.
‘Disobedience,’ based on the 2006 novel, is the off-the-derech gay romance you’ve been waiting for
From Gal Gadot saving humankind to a tale about Hasidic fatherhood, the following months should be a blast
The historian, professor, and author on the importance of calling out Holocaust revisionist bullies, being portrayed on-screen by Rachel Weisz, and her favorite pair of oxfords
Finally, there’s reason to celebrate the Jewish New Year
The Academy Award-winning actress and star of ‘Denial’ talks about her love for Simchat Torah, where to get the best heels, and her parents, who are both Holocaust survivors
The infamous Lipstadt-Irving libel battle gets a trim new David Hare film adaptation starring Rachel Weisz—just in time for the rise of Trump
The forthcoming drama tells the story of Lipstadt’s legal battle with Holocaust denier David Irving
But ‘the Vamp’ of the silent screen may have spawned today’s Hollywood starlet
The actress will play Deborah Lipstadt, the Jewish history scholar who was sued for libel by David Irving after she labeled him a ‘Holocaust denier’
Plus gunfire exchanged in the Golan Heights, and more in the news
The new Disney Oz flick stars Jewish actors. Somewhere, over the rainbow, that will no longer matter.
Plus why so serious Jon Stewart?
Rachel Weisz’s happy life with Daniel Craig makes Jewish men wonder if they can ever be good enough
Plus GOP hammers Obama on Syria envoy, and more
In other news, there is no Santa Claus
Plus Weisz and Aronofsky call it quits, and more
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