'Yidlife Crisis' Takes Off — With Assist From Mayim Bialik

The Forward catches up with Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman, who created the online Yiddish language sitcom “Yidlife Crisis,” which is riding high with a Canadian Screen Award and a guest appearance by Mayim Bialik.


9 Jews (at Least!) To Watch Out For at the Oscars

The 88th annual Academy Awards are on Sunday and Jews will be making quite the appearance in the three-hour special: as nominees, presenters and plotlines.


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Two Shorts Up For Oscars Look at Claude Lanzmann, Palestinian Nuns

On Sunday evening, Jewish Oscar watchers viewers might keep an eye on two short films vying for the golden trophy in two of the lesser-watched categories.

Bernie Sanders Action Figure Rocks Kickstarter

Orders for a Bernie Sanders action figure, complete with the U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful’s signature slouch, open mouth and accusatory pointed finger, were flooding in from fans on Thursday, months ahead of the toy’s delivery date in July.

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