Who could ever learn to love a beast?
The Holocaust film depicts how trauma irrevocably impacts the individual.
Millions of people love this new TV series because it makes them cry. What's going on?
The Founder details Ray Kroc’s rise to unimaginable success by violating the most basic aspects of ethics and decency.
The award-winning film upends the typical Hollywood romance with its controversial ending.
According to the Torah, was Han Solo justified in killing Greedo?
Mary Tyler Moore, who passed away at the age of 80, proved that Jewish characters could make it on their own.
Sing reminds us that our only limitations are the ones that we place upon ourselves.
Tough experiences don’t have to stop you. In fact, they’re not meant to stop you. They’re meant to make you stronger for later.
13. If you’re taking a book, don’t just steal one page. Librarians hate that.
The influential musician had a deep connection with Israel and the Jewish people.
“Soon by You”, a web series about the New York dating scene, is turning heads.
Born Jerome Silberman, the frizzy-haired comedic actor touched our funny bones and our hearts.
Finding Dory reminds us that it's never too late to discover yourself and it's never too late to return to your roots.
I’ve always wondered – what’s so bad about taking revenge? Now I know.
Jewish comedian Gary Shandling leaves behind a legacy of laughter.
It’s human nature to be fearful of those who are different. As Jews, we’ve learned that lesson all too well.
Superman, who defined the American comic superhero, did so using Jewish values, implicit in his creators’ psyche.
Why do the Jedi masters avoid taking responsibility to save the universe?
Three Jewish artists open up about how their Jewishness helped shape their point of view, professionally and personally.
From the age of 5 I’ve been obsessed with Star Wars. As I became more observant, the movies helped me on my own Jedi journey.
A look at some of the Jewish elements – coincidental or otherwise – of Star Wars.
In the final installment of the Hunger Games Trilogy, Katniss emerges as having all of the attributes of a great leader. These attributes are also shared by many of our great Jewish leaders.
Working underground due to the infamous Hollywood blacklist didn’t prevent this writer from producing hit after hit.
Steve Jobs may have been a corporate titan, but many honorable character traits, cherished by Judaism, were foreign to him.
The Jewish People’s mission, should we choose to accept it, is the Torah.
It’s hard to keep track of ants. They’re tiny and they’re everywhere. Like the Jewish people.
The Tony award winning actor famous for playing Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof dies at 91.
The Disney film teaches one of the most powerful principles for experiencing joy.
Pixar’s new movie is about why we cry. But don’t worry, there’s a happy ending.
You may know him as David Letterman’s sidekick, but Paul Shaffer is also a guy who leads a pretty mean “maariv” service.
If we don’t pass our traditions down to our children, then all the intelligence is just artificial.
Mathew Vaughn’s new film has at its core the message that “Manners maketh man”. Or, to put it into Jewish terms, “Manners maketh mensch.” A surprisingly fitting Purim message.
Four essentials for facing our deepest selves.
Laura Hillenbrand and Louie Zamperini have created extraordinary lives through adversity.
News of a Jewish wizard at Hogwarts reminded me of 5 Jewish values reflected in the series of books.
For a nation fighting a war, how do they get like minded people in the other parts of the world to support them? It’s not the justness of their cause. It’s how well they can manipulate the media.
Christopher Nolan’s new film had me thinking about parenting and that most of the time when our parents are ON our backs, it’s because they HAVE our backs.
John Wick is not a good guy. But he shows that he has the potential to be better – which makes him just like the rest of us.
The struggles and successes of Robin Williams seem to mirror those of the Jewish people.
A self-proclaimed “honorary Jew,” the comic genius will be missed.
Woody Allen’s new film explores the world of magic and what exists beyond the purely rational.