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Haredi Women Filmmakers & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

  Read The Groundbreaking Orthodox Film Story That’s Now An Award Finalist The Haredi world is generally viewed as an insular patriarchal community that shuns movies, but a fledgling, shadow film industry has been growing quietly for a decade within the confines of this improbable universe. These flicks — dozens of them — are produced, […]

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Purim In “La La Land”

Having been voted New York’s hippest rabbi (an honor which along with a Metro Card may get me to Midtown) and serving as the rabbi to Brooklyn’s trendsetting Pratt Institute, I find myself in a constant search to remain hip with the ‘kids.’ So when it came to planning this year’s perfect Purim party, I […]

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What’s The Jewish View On Reincarnation And Past Lives?

This week’s big new big budget movie release Assassin’s Creed brings the popular action-adventure video game to the screen. In it, a man played by Michael Fassbender uses new technology to uncover his “genetic memories” of a previous life as a skillful challenger to an oppressive, evil organization. While this story is fantasy, every culture […]

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The 6 Year Old Orthodox Kid Starring in Hotel Transylvania 2

Two days after Yom Kippur on, Friday, September 25th, Sony Pictures’s Hotel Transylvania 2 will premiere in movie theaters around the world. The first Hotel Transylvania had a star studded cast and was nominated for a Golden Globe. HT2 also boasts some serious Hollywood talent, including: Mel Brooks, Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, David Space, Steve Buscemi, and Selena Gomez. […]

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