About The Assimilator

The Assimilator lies at the intersection of high and low culture. Here, the latest developments and trends in Jewish art, books, dance, film, music, media, television and theater are all assimilated into one handy pop culture blog.

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For #NationalWineDay, an Ode to Manischewitz

Adulthood: when you stop dreading Passover Seders because you have to wait to eat, and start looking forward to them because of those famous four cups of wine. It’s National Wine Day today, giving us a great reason to raise a glass to Manischewitz, the sickly-sweet concoction that is, more often than not, the contents of those four cups.

In a Haifa Hair Salon, Arab and Jewish-Israeli Women Bond Over Shampoo

(JTA) — Jewish-Arab coexistence in Israel has never looked so sudsy.

Will Elsa Get a Girlfriend on ‘Frozen’? Idina Menzel All In for Lesbian Love Story

Idina Menzel said she is totally on board with a campaign to give her “Frozen” character a female love interest.

Jewish ‘Game of Thrones’ Show Runners Apologize For the Horrible Jokes Their Latest Death Inspired

“Game of Thrones” fans, beware. Spoilers below.

Rabbi’s Great-Granddaughter Who Starred in ‘Curly Sue’ Child Star Wins ‘The Voice’

The big winner in last night’s “The Voice” finale was none other than the beloved Jewish former child star-turned-singer Alisan Porter.

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