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How Kronk Became a Jewish Icon

A breakout character from Disney’s “The Emperor’s New Groove” is Disney’s new Jewish representative.

Dune, Judaism and Humanity's Hope

Why does Frank Herbert's esoteric book continue to fascinate, generation after generation?

Adele's New Song Gives Us Access to Her Heart

Divorce is akin to death. In this sense, we are all part of Adele’s massive, global shiva.

The Secret Chord: The Complex, Heroic Act of Forgiveness

An exploration of the process of forgiveness, through the prism of music and Jewish wisdom.

James Bond: 5 Jewish Facts

Ian Fleming's antisemitism and other ways Jews loomed large in the world of 007.

The Secret Chord: Jimi Hendrix's Message to Love

The rock legend had a tough childhood but used music to heal himself and, ultimately, to discover the power of love.

Jackie Mason’s Life and Jokes

The comic, who has died at 93, was a keen observer of Jewish life in America.

In the Heights: 6 Jewish Facts about Washington Heights

Little known facts about the setting for the new movie musical.

Superman vs. the Nazis

When the Man of Steel’s Jewish creators got into a real-life feud with the Nazis.

Shtisel and Judaism: Three Themes in Season 3

This beloved series explores themes related to intimacy, mental illness and searching for your soulmate.

Shtisel Returns

The most famous Orthodox family on TV deals with intense new dramas, welcomes new family members, and grieves over losses.

Louis Armstrong and the Jewish Family

Why the famous jazz musician wore a Star of David.

The Vigil: Jewish Horror Movie About Demons Gets a Lot Right

Unpacking Jewish points from the scary, provocative film.

Soul: Insights from the Hit Film

Jewish perspectives on the afterlife, purpose, and who you really are.

My 2020 Diary

In January I wrote: Happy 2020! My optometrist waited a lifetime for this year. It’s gonna be great!

Jtube: Year in Search 2020

What meaning have you found in this very challenging year?

It’s Just a Cold--Really

No, I didn’t say COVID, I said a COLD.

COVID Hanukkah Gift Ideas

For your loved one, purchase the 80s classic song “U Can’t Touch This”, by M.C. Hammer

Jtube: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Hanukkah and Kids on the Street

Have you ever been the first Jew a non-Jew has met?

Vaccines for Jewish Ailments

Can someone come up with a vaccine for the loud people in shul who sit next to me?

Puppy for Hanukkah

I want a puppy for Hanukkah! And I'm gonna get just what I wanted!

Jtube: Mr. D: The New Jew

What would you do if you just found out that you weren't Jewish?

The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian’s mask is a perfect symbol for today’s masked society.

Music Is the Highest

For Daniel Zamir, making music is the ultimate spiritual experience.

Digital Dating During Corona

How are Jewish singles supposed to meet in the Age of Corona?

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