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ABC has one of the most diverse fall programming slates in TV history, and critics want to know why.

At the Television Critics Association press tour Tuesday, ABC chief Paul Lee fielded questions from reporters pushing for a more detailed explanation for why ABC greenlit three ethnic family comedies (Anthony Anderson’s Black-ish, Cristela Alonzo’s Cristela, and Eddie Huang’s Fresh Off the Boat, coming midseason), plus another drama series starring a… Continue reading Critics push ABC to explain diverse fall lineup—and how Jewish ‘The Goldbergs’ are

 ‘Gossip Girl’ ad mocks lack of Jewish characters“There aren’t many Jewish people on Gossip Girl …” begins a new ad for The CW’s veteran drama.

Tonight’s episode has the GG crew celebrating Yom Kippur in their own irrepressible style. Granted, the High Holiday was a couple weeks ago, but naturally the socialite crowd is fashionably late. Check out this EW first look teeing up tonight’s episode (the shofar… Continue reading ‘Gossip Girl’ ad mocks lack of Jewish characters












mel gibson  Mel Gibson, Joe Eszterhas Team for Film About Jewish HeroHere’s a very, very interesting pairing — and concept:

Mel Gibson and Joe Eszterhas are teaming on a Warner Bros. project to bring to the big screen the biblical story of second century Jewish rebel Judah Maccabee and the tale of Hanukkah.

Gibson’s Icon Productions will produce the project, and Eszterhas will write the screenplay, with input from Gibson, who has long been fascinated with Maccabee (who was… Continue reading Mel Gibson, Joe Eszterhas Team for Film About Jewish Hero

It is hard to think of many more luckless or traumatic fates than being a Jewish child in Nazi Germany. But imagine if you were also deaf. In the documentary Ingelore, first time director Frank Stiefel relates the story of his mother, Ingelore Herz Honigstein, who was born without the ability to hear to Jewish  How a documentary director’s deaf, Jewish, mother escaped from the Nazis: Frank Stiefel talks about his remarkable HBO film, ‘Ingelore’

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In the November issue of Harper’s Bazaar Magazine, pop/jazz star Amy Winehouse chats about her new fashion line with designer Fred Perry, love with beau Reg Traviss — and dressing like “an old Jewish Black Man.” Amy On Working With Designer Fred Perry On Her New Fashion Line: “I knew exactly what I wanted. And [...] Continue reading Amy Winehouse Talks Love, Fashion, And “Old Jewish Black Men” With Harper’s Bazaar