Carole King’s Jewish Journey

The singer joins Tony Kushner, Alan Dershowitz on PBS’s Finding Your Roots

Simon Schama’s Essay Contest for Students

Writing prompt asks high schoolers to examine how stories shape our identies

Simon Schama Discusses His New Documentary

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

Simon Schama Moderates a Moderate History of Moderate Jews

‘The Story of the Jews’ is the most important TV documentary about Jewish history since Abba Eban’s famous ‘Heritage’ series

Netanyahu Gives Tour of Israel Tonight on PBS

The prime minister leads journalist Peter Greenberg through the Holy Land

Scarlett Johansson Could Be the Tip of the Jewish Spokesperson Iceberg!

Enter The Tattler’s invented world of advertising, where Philip Roth, Mila Kunis, and other MOTs rescue failing brands

Philip Roth and Mel Brooks Talk Art and Religion

A Television Critics Association panel hosts two titans

Downton’s Missing Jews

The hit period-specific PBS drama glosses over a crucial detail of 1920s England: anti-Semitism

The Aristocrats

The upper-crust Edwardians of Downton Abbey, now back on PBS, are as bound by tradition as the shtetl Jews of Fiddler on the Roof

Allentown

A 2006 Woody Allen film festival in Manhattan screened more than 30 of the New York master’s movies. One writer tried to go to every one of them.

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