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Fran Lebowitz: The Jew Crush

"In Search of Israeli Cuisine"

Film & Television

A portrait of the Israeli people told through food, highlighting the country's hot new multi-cultural cuisine. The film's guide is Zahav's Michael Solomonov, James Beard Award winner and NYTimes bestselling author.

"RuPaul's Drag Race" (Season 9)

Film & Television

Oy Gay!

Episode 1 of 14. Thirteen queens, including the Fulbright Scholar and Brooklynite Sasha Velour (aka Alexander Steinberg), will be competing for the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar."

 

Jessica Biel Is A Little Bit Jewish

The celebrities who appear on genealogy shows are almost invariably in for a surprise, like a criminal in their family tree or a British royal in their web of relatives. Some, like Dustin Hoffman — who broke down in tears on “Finding Your Roots” last year — delve into their Jewish ancestry deeper than they ever have before.

WATCH: Domino’s Commercial Does Ferris Bueller Remake

 

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around one in a while, you could miss … your pizza delivery.

So is the takeaway from Domino’s new ad campaign. The popular pizza franchise has released a new ad paying homage to the beloved 1986 comedy, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”

"Person to Person"

Film & Television

(Mar. 25 & 26) — A day in the lives of a motley crew of New Yorkers. Crime reporter Abbi Jacobson ("Broad City") tags along with boss Michael Cera, pursuing the scoop on a suicide that may have been a murder. 

"Miss Bluwstein" — U.S. PREMIERE

Film & Television

A doc about the matriarch of modern Hebrew poetry. Screening as part of the Russian American Cultural Center's 2017 Art Film Festival. Q&A with Eran Polishuk of the Consulate General of Israel of New York.

Amy Schumer Thanks Internet Trolls For Their One-Star Reviews

Amy Schumer is a star — but she hasn’t been getting many for her latest stand-up comedy special, “The Leather Special.” However, the Jewish comedian’s lack of positive reviews may not be the reflection of weak material but rather the efforts of a misplaced political agenda.

Schumer’s new one-hour special debuted on Netflix last week and was soon seeing a multitude of one-star reviews. A recent count revealed that of the 876 reviews, 710 had a single star.

"A Woman, A Part"

Film & Television

(Mar. 22 & 23) — Burnt out on her career, successful LA actress Anna (Maggie Siff of "Mad Men," "Sons of Anarchy," and "Billions"), abruptly walks off her mind-numbing, sexist network show and returns to Brooklyn.

"Menashe"

Film & Television

(Mar. 20 & 23) — Something like Woody Allen meets neorealism in Borough Park. In one of Indiewire's 20 "Must-See" films at Sundance 2017, a father, newly widowed, knows bupkis about parenting.

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