“Art and Heart” Catherine Tambini’s heartwarming, intellectually rewarding and delicious retrospective documentary about Isaiah Sheffer—Yiddish maven actor/writer/impresario and wit —had its sold out world premiere on January 14 at the Walter Reade Theatre— Part of the New York Jewish Film Festival under the auspices of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Jewish Museum.
Guitarist Glenn Frey has died at the age of 67. Seth Rogovoy takes a look back at the surprising Jewish influences of Frey’s band, The Eagles.31
January 19 is National Popcorn Day, and as you trek out to the theater this weekend to catch up on some Oscar nominated flicks, stop a minute to thank the Jewish concessionaire who first brought popcorn to movie theaters.
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