Alan Zweig’s new documentary asks: Why are Jews are funny? Answer: Because we like to kvetch.
Today’s Spider-lesson: Who is powerful? One who conquers his bad inclination.
The writer and director of Groundhog Day passes away, leaving behind a legacy of funny, thoughtful films.
Sid Caesar passed away at the age of 91, but the laughter he created lives on.
Do you want an argument for the existence of God? Watch The Lego Movie.
The story of the makings of Mary Poppins shares something in common with the story of the Jewish People.
The new installment of the Hunger Games trilogy teaches us a lesson about Hanukkah.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy: An interview with Israeli mentalist Uri Geller.
For nearly two thousand years, our Temple has been destroyed -- or “down” – yet we have managed to survive.
Life doesn’t always work out how you planned. And that’s a good thing.
Chasidic Israeli filmmaker Rama Burshtein’s fascinating film is almost as fascinating as her own story.
What if all of your memories disappeared? Would you still long for the past?
The love for my team, made me appreciate the love for my people.
Five famous dreamers and the lessons we can learn from them.
A Jewish cartoonist discusses why the recent Sunday Times cartoon was so offensive.
Reconciling God’s attribute of Justice with Mercy.
The surprising Jewish connection hidden inside the bestselling book and new film.
David Misch likes to make people laugh – and to understand why they laugh. There’s something very Jewish about that.
Interesting and odd Jewish facts including the first Jewish gold medalist of the 2012 London games.
Unfortunately, tragedies happen. But we must rise again and find a way to grow.
Do you have to solve your own problems before helping others with theirs?
Don’t go for the quick fixes even though the longer ones, well, take much longer.
You do not need to be a movie star to stand up for basic human freedom.
Nicholas Stoller’s new comedy about dating periods that seem to go on without end, highlights a troubling trend.
In celebration of Israel’s birthday we examine the history of our national anthem.
Politics aside, the real war on women is being waged by fashion designers.
Josh Trank’s new film asks the question what would a teenager do if he had superpowers? Short answer: trouble.
Michel Hazanavicious’s Golden Globe winning silent film imparts powerful lessons about the power of speech.
Israel's bold creation of Silicon Island with Cornell is the best answer to the film's canard.
Why the vampire series captivates today’s girlie girl culture.
Brett Ratner’s new film has a timely message for the “Occupy Wall Street” movement.
The Debt reveals more about the filmmaker’s own feelings of inner guilt than anything else.
How I made a Hollywood movie with absolutely no Hollywood experience and a little inspiration from my rabbi.
Ma’aleh film school explores and embraces the religiously observant life.
Living the life of a wild bachelor may look fun, but it won’t give you the greatest gift of being a parent -- nachas.