The Med-School Reject Who Created ‘Gilligan’s Island’ and ‘The Brady Bunch’

A new book on sitcoms shows how the late Sherwood Schwartz, N.J. Jew in L.A., invented the modern high-concept comedy

Obama vs. Romney in Arabic

For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.

Meet Tal, a 19-Year-Old Soldier

The Tel Aviv native talks nineties T.V.with an American participant.

Medium Well

Saying goodbye to Medium, the surprisingly Jewish television show that perfectly captured the realities of parenting, the depths of grief, and the joys of everyday life

Sundown: Delusions Down Under

Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more

Daybreak: ‘The Situation Has Arguably Regressed’

‘Wash. Post’ on likelihood of peace talks, plus fundraisers, Wasserstein, and more in the news

‘Sesame Street’ for Palestinians

Not quite sweeping the clouds away

Sundown: Madonna, a Rabbi, and Jesus Walk into a Tomb

Exodus to cable, kosher ovens, and a bar becomes a mitzvah

Sundown: Having Your Ham, But Not Eating It

Not-so-mysterious ways, aloha ‘ShalomTV,’ and an elegant gesture

Controversial Israeli TV Ad Now More Controversial

More tsuris over security-fence cell-phone commercial

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