Trailblazing Rabbi Lila Kagedan Should Be Judged by Her Work — Not Title

Sure, it’s important that an Orthodox woman who uses the title rabbi was hired by a synagogue. But ultimately, the title is only a label. More important is the work that she does, and will do.

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6 Unexpected Jewish Things About Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman, who passed away this Thursday, was well-know for playing some of the worst movie villains. But in reality, he was mensch.

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VIDEO: On Being a New Yorker Cartoonist

What’s it like to find yourself in the New Yorker cartoon department, and then to find yourself in a documentary about that experience. Liana Finck offers this cartoon to explain.

Meet the Orthodox Star of Oscar-Nominated 'Son of Saul'

In ‘Son of Saul,’ which has nabbed an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film, Geza Rohrig plays a member of the Sonderkommando. The Orthodox actor talks about his encounter with one of the last remaining members of those units in the Nazi death camps.

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Oscar Nod for Controversial Amy Winehouse Documentary

Hungarian Holocaust film “Son of Saul” nominated for best foreign language film at this year’s Academy Award.

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