The Maze Runner

The maze is like Yom Kippur. It prepares you for what lies ahead.

Robin Williams: A Tribute

The struggles and successes of Robin Williams seem to mirror those of the Jewish people.

Robin Williams and Us

A self-proclaimed “honorary Jew,” the comic genius will be missed.

Magic in the Moonlight

Woody Allen’s new film explores the world of magic and what exists beyond the purely rational.

These Jews Rock

Where would rock and roll be without these Jews?

X-Men: Days of Future Past

The new X-Men movie wipes the slate clean and fixes the mistakes of the past. It’s about time.

When Jews Were Funny

Alan Zweig’s new documentary asks: Why are Jews are funny? Answer: Because we like to kvetch.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Today’s Spider-lesson: Who is powerful? One who conquers his bad inclination.

Noah à la Hollywood

The movie is a distortion of the Torah.

Harold Ramis’ Search for Meaning

The writer and director of Groundhog Day passes away, leaving behind a legacy of funny, thoughtful films.

Hail the Mighty Caesar

Sid Caesar passed away at the age of 91, but the laughter he created lives on.

The Lego Movie

Do you want an argument for the existence of God? Watch The Lego Movie.

Saving Mr. Banks

The story of the makings of Mary Poppins shares something in common with the story of the Jewish People.

Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The new installment of the Hunger Games trilogy teaches us a lesson about Hanukkah.

Uri Geller, CIA Masterspy?

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy: An interview with Israeli mentalist Uri Geller.

Gravity

The Torah is like gravity. It keeps us grounded.

White House Down

For nearly two thousand years, our Temple has been destroyed -- or “down” – yet we have managed to survive.

Monsters University

Life doesn’t always work out how you planned. And that’s a good thing.

“Fill the Void” – A Chasidic Love Story

Chasidic Israeli filmmaker Rama Burshtein’s fascinating film is almost as fascinating as her own story.

Superman: A Brief History

Meet the Mensch of Steel.

Iron Man 3

Tony Stark has a message for the Jewish people just in time for Shavuot.

Oblivion

What if all of your memories disappeared? Would you still long for the past?

Jackie Robinson and the Jew

The love for my team, made me appreciate the love for my people.

Dream Footprints

Five famous dreamers and the lessons we can learn from them.

Cartoon Scandal

A Jewish cartoonist discusses why the recent Sunday Times cartoon was so offensive.

Les Misérables and the Bible

Reconciling God’s attribute of Justice with Mercy.

The Kabbalistic Life of Pi

The surprising Jewish connection hidden inside the bestselling book and new film.

The Twilight Saga & Abstinence

Edward is the perfect gentleman.

Funny: The Book

David Misch likes to make people laugh – and to understand why they laugh. There’s something very Jewish about that.

U.N. Me

A new hilarious documentary that reveals the insanity of the U.N.

WouldJew Believe #31

Interesting and odd Jewish facts including the first Jewish gold medalist of the 2012 London games.

Dark Knight Rises

Unfortunately, tragedies happen. But we must rise again and find a way to grow.

The Amazing Spider-Man

Do you have to solve your own problems before helping others with theirs?

Brave

Don’t go for the quick fixes even though the longer ones, well, take much longer.

We Are Spartacus

You do not need to be a movie star to stand up for basic human freedom.

Rock n’ Roll Bomb

Israel’s real secret weapon against the Iranians: Rita Jahanforuz.

The Dictator

Dictators around the world hate the State of Israel. Here’s why.

Least Popular Jewish Vacation Retreats

Don’t say you weren’t warned.

The Avengers

There’s an important lesson about the power of the Jewish People.

The Five Year Engagement

Nicholas Stoller’s new comedy about dating periods that seem to go on without end, highlights a troubling trend.

The History of Hatikvah

In celebration of Israel’s birthday we examine the history of our national anthem.

Hostage to Fashion

Politics aside, the real war on women is being waged by fashion designers.

Hunger Games

The new film has me thinking about Passover.

Chronicle

Josh Trank’s new film asks the question what would a teenager do if he had superpowers? Short answer: trouble.

The Artist

Michel Hazanavicious’s Golden Globe winning silent film imparts powerful lessons about the power of speech.

Mission Possible

Tom Cruise’s new movie shows us that nothing is impossible.

The Muppets

Are The Muppets a metaphor for the State of Israel?!

Twilight: A Love Story?

Why the vampire series captivates today’s girlie girl culture.

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