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ChaiFlicks

ChaiFlicks: New streaming service of Jewish films by Menemsha

Menemsha Films. one of the largest distributor of Jewish movies, has launched a streaming service of (some of) their movies. They named it ChaiFlicks. For the uninitiated “chai” means “life” in Hebrew and the word is often used to represent it in Jewish culture. The service costs $5.99 a month or $66 a...

Cancelled

Cancelled and postponed Jewish film festivals as of March 20, 2020

Due to the worldwide spread of the novel coronavirus a number of Jewish film festivals got cancelled and postponed. Here are the ones that I know of that got postponed:  Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival    Announcement: we have decided to postpone the Judy Levis Markhoff Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival Carmel...

Vanity Fair: When Did TV Get So Jewish?

Article by Lisa Liebman The Plot Against America, Unorthodox, Hunters, and The Windermere Children are part of a recent wave of emphatically Jewish television programs—all coming as anti-Semitism is on the rise. According to David Simon, it doesn’t matter that the family at the heart of his new HBO miniseries The Plot Against America—adapted from Phillip...

Miami Jewish Film Festival

Miami Jewish Film Festival Announces $18,000 Prize

From the Miami New Times The Miami Jewish Film Festival announced today that it will launch a competition sidebar in which select films will be judged and compete for the $18,000 Grand Jury Prize. This cash prize marks the first such award to be offered by any Jewish film festival...

My Israel: Student Short Film Competition & Festival

My Israel: Student Short Film Competition and Festival

We are very happy to share the announcement of this short film competition and festival: The Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) seeks short films, 3 to 18 minutes in length, from high school and undergraduate college students who live or study in Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey, or Delaware. The...

Mossad 101

More Israeli TV to stream when you’re done with ‘Shtisel’

From Kveller These days, there is a delightful array of Israeli content (with English subtitles) on all your favorite streaming platforms. Seriously, it’s an embarrassment of riches. What’s even better is that many of these shows have cast members in common with “Shtisel” — Israel is a small country, after...

Blindness / Zacma screenshot

Recent changes to this site (January 2019)

I did a few update to the site, hopefully making it more user friendly. The trailers on the individual films’ pages are now showing correctly (if they exist.) By correctly I mean that they are on the correct position, right below the films’ details and scale exactly to the width...

Posters of some of the 113 movies added to this site in April 2018

The 113 movies added to this site in April 2018

In April 2018 I added 113 movies to this site, see the whole list below and the covers of some of them. 116 Cameras Adieu my Beloved The Ancestral Sin / Sallah, Po Ze Eretz Yisrael Another Planet / Another Planet / Planeta Aheret At eye level / Auf Augenhöhe...