Worth the Schlep

Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival— Culture, Community, Chutzpah The 13th-annual Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival opens with Hava Nagila: The Movie, a documentary romp through the history, mystery and meaning of the great Jewish standard that is musical shorthand for anything Jewish! Celebrating 13 years with “Culture, Community and Chutzpah,” the NVJFF opening night dinner-and-film… Read More

Hank Greenberg in extra innings

Washington filmmaker Aviva Kempner rereleases her bio of the Jewish slugger by David Holzel Senior Writer “I think Hank Greenberg was the great American hero,” Washington filmmaker Aviva Kempner says. “What he did on Yom Kippur. What he faced. He was our Jackie Robinson.”