Article Archive

Movies, Theater, TV and Music

Showing 61 to 70 of 819
  • Kyra's Caring Characters: A Conversation with Kyra Sedgwick

    By Michael Elkin

    Interview with Kyra Sedgwick, a Jewish actress and star of Phenomenon and now The Woodsman, and wife of Kevin Bacon. Article focuses on her Jewish roles, including two Holocaust-themed films.

    Date: 02-20-2007
  • A Conversation with Jason Biggs

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    A profile on Italian Catholic actor Jason Biggs, who keeps getting cast as a Jew because of his "nice Jewish boy" looks.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Jefferson Airplane Guitarist Searches for His Jewish Soul

    By Jacob Berkman

    Profile of Jorma Kaukonen, guitarist for Jefferson Airplane, who rediscovered Judaism through his wife, who converted.

    Date: 02-23-2007
  • A Jewish, Chinese and Gay Movie Explores Several Identities

    By Oliver B. Pollak

    Review of The Conrad Boys, a movie about--and written by, directed by and starring--the gay child of a Jewish father and a Chinese-American mother.

    Date: 10-18-2006
  • Interfaith Celebrities: Some Single, Some Scary, Some Golden

    By Nate Bloom

    David Goyer's scary new film owes something to Hebrew School, Sean Penn's portrayal of Harvey Milk up for Golden Globe award and what an American Idol judge has in common with J.D. Salinger.

    Date: 01-06-2009
  • Mexican Soap Brings Out Tribe Long Hidden

    By Boris Fishman

    A review of Rebelde, a Mexican soap opera in which one of the main families is Jewish. Includes an interview with the writer of the soap, and with some of its stars.  

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Interfaith Celebrities: The 2011 Oscars

    By Nate Bloom

    A look at the 2011 Oscars, focusing on the Jewish and interfaith nominees.

    Date: 02-15-2011
  • Lessons From Linus

    By Gary Goldhammer

    Personal narrative by a Jewish man who thought that Christians were either bible-thumping or wholly secular until he fell in love with one, and now he is committed to ensuring that both Jews and Christians are portrayed as less extreme and se

    Date: 07-31-2006
  • "On the Scene": "The O.C."

    By Michael Elkin

    Review of The O.C., television’s hottest teen drama with a lead interfaith family.

    Date: 02-13-2007
  • Interfaith Celebrities: Isla Fisher Joins the Tribe

    By Nate Bloom

    Isla Fisher finally converted to Judaism in order to marry her boyfriend Sacha Baron Cohen--though she hasn't done that second part yet. Also, interfaith celebrities on the 99 sexiest women list, and Judd Apatow makes movies with interfaith actors.

    Date: 02-03-2009

Showing 61 to 70 of 819