Set against the backdrop of an English country estate, Natasha Solomons’s new novel tells saga of a Jewish family beset by family conflict, love and grief.
‘Downton Abbey’ has been criticized for its romanticized portrayal of the British aristocracy’s attitudes towards Jews. Jonathan Katz explains why even a guilty pleasure soap opera can do better.
Now heading into 1925, ‘Downton Abbey’ has come a long way since its 1912 beginnings. But there is one major character of the era that you shouldn’t expect to see: Adolf Hitler.
Passover is supposed to be a holiday of new beginnings. And yet, it’s also the time we learned about the impending demise of ‘Downton Abbey.’ What do the two have in common?
‘The Cobbler,’ in which Adam Sandler stars as a Jewish cobbler with magical powers, received dismal reviews. Perhaps that’s because it hasn’t found its audience.
Is a Jewish nobleman right to order his son not to marry outside the faith? ‘Downton Abbey’ poses the question — and Jane Eisner explains why she’s siding with Lord Sinderby.
‘Downton Abbey’ creator Julian Fellowes opens up about having his heart broken by a Jewish girl — and other ways in which Judaism influenced the hit series.
In its early days, ‘Downton Abbey’ could easily have been described as one of the least Jewish shows on television. Karen E. Skinazi explains why that’s all about to change this season.
Attention fellow tribe-members! There is a Jewish character on this season of ‘Downton Abbey.’ Mrs. Pattmore may have to start brushing up on her challah recipes.
Millions are hooked on ‘Downton Abbey.’ Did you know there is a significant Jewish backstory to the blockbuster PBS series about an aristocratic family and its servants?