Why Jews—and Everyone Else—Should See ‘Meet the Mormons’

A new documentary humanizes an often misunderstood minority faith. That’s something Jews can relate to.

The Israeli ‘This American Life’ Will Surprise Even Those Who Think They Know the Land Well

After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet

Simon Schama Discusses His New Documentary

The Story of the Jews, a five-part TV series, premieres this week on PBS

Joseph Lovett Documents Lives of Converso Jews

See clips from his film-in-progress, “Children of the Inquisition”

The Search for Utopia Reaches the End of the Road in ‘American Commune’

Sex and drugs and Passover Seders: In a new documentary, two sisters reflect on their years on The Farm in the 1970s

100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 4, Nos. 25 to 6: Meet the Parents makes intermarriage OK, Ghostbusters explores Jewish theology, and The Graduate goes just around the bend

100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 3, Nos. 50 to 26: Exodus is Zionist agitprop, The Social Network revisits the creation myth, Funny Girl is a nesting doll of Jewish womanhood

100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 2, Nos. 75 to 51: Barton Fink is the greatest Jewish noir, Heathers is a classic morality play, and Jeff Goldblum is, well, Jeff Goldblum

The Filmmaker’s Mother

Follow-up documentary explores complex mother-daughter relationship

Oscar Eyes Tel Aviv Documentary

Film focuses on plight of foreign children

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