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“You want to put a dead leg inside of me?” “A dead goyim leg. From anyone – an Arab, a woman.” This was the dialogue between a Hasidic son and his father on a recent episode of the NBC drama “Nurses,” in a scene where a religious Jewish character refuses […]
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From its beginnings with great buzz two years ago at the Toronto International Film Festival, the supernatural horror film with Jewish roots known as The Vigil is finally getting released in theaters and on digital. Having been shot on location in Hasidic Brooklyn, the film follows a man who is […]
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In light of NBC’s recent pulling of the controversial episode after misrepresenting Orthodox Judaism in their show “Nurses,” as an author and screenwriter, I suggested to Jew and the City that they follow the trends that have been created for other minority groups, like the THE BECHDEL TEST. THE BECHDEL TEST names […]
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Screen icon, Kirk Douglas, died yesterday at age 103. Born Issur Danielovitch to a Russian Jewish immigrant family, he built an incredible 87-film-long career and is beloved worldwide for his performances in films like Spartacus, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Paths of Glory and Lust for Life. He received an […]
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