Do we have to risk our lives to feel alive?
The connections with Torah and Hebrew words are just too frequent and striking to be accidental.
J.D. Salinger captured adolescence's anxiety, defiance and desperation for identity and love.
Jason Reitman’s new film got a bunch of well-deserved Golden Globe nominations, but it is also a little depressing.
Surprisingly, James Cameron’s new blockbuster taught me a lot about myself.
Two contemporary morality tales convey the same important message.
Michael Jackson’s farewell movie is a hit, but it also provokes some difficult questions.
Quentin Tarantino's new movie made me wonder what Jewish "vengeance" should look like.
Here they’ve come to save the day...Jews in the comic industry.
Meryl Streep's new film reminded me to chew my food a little longer, and enjoy it a little more.
Mel Gibson's film fits comfortably within the history of Christian anti-Semitism.
The film "Up" teaches a lesson about not being afraid of life's new challenges.
Reporter Steve Lopez thought he found a story in Nathaniel Ayers. What he really found was a friend.
This well-meaning book ends up distorting the Holocaust.
The pivotal scene that you won't see in any movie sets the stage for the story of Chanukah.
How the Bielski Partisans built a village amidst the Nazi death machine.
You need to find the right question for the answer to make sense.
Sci-fi fun often ignores the tough questions about human existence.