Netanyahu tour guide for public TV special

An hour-long special giving viewers a virtual tour of Israel is set to air on Maryland Public Television next week. Israel: The Royal Tour features CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg as he’s given an extensive tour inside the country by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu and Greenberg will explore many of Israel’s iconic… Read More

PBS series to cover 3,000 years of Jewish history

A new PBS documentary highlighting 3,000 years of Jewish history has its U.S. premiere this month. The Story of the Jews, which first aired on BBC last year, is narrated by British Jew Simon Schama, a history professor at Columbia University. The five-episode documentary, which will air in two parts, follows Schama — an Emmy… Read More

‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 10 Recap: ‘Role-Play’

The debacle concerning Hannah’s grandmother’s death from last week’s episode (that I failed to recap, sorry folks) has been completely wiped off the face of the Girls universe, as do many important events on this show, including Adam’s sister Caroline, who hasn’t been seen or spoken of since Hannah kicked her out. I guess we’re supposed to… Read More

Review: ‘Shtisel’

Members of the Shtisel family have to deal with the death of a loved one, failed relationships, finding a steady job, problems at work and criticism about falling in love and not wanting to settle. But the Shtisels happen to be haredi Orthodox Jews, and live in the Geula neighborhood of Jerusalem. This is the… Read More

‘Girls’ Season 3, Episode 8: ‘Incidentals’

Admit it. There have been times when something amazingly successful has happened to one of your friends and you just weren’t as happy as you should’ve been about it. Why? Because there was always the chance that this life-changing event would change your friend, and in your opinion, change them for the worst. Hannah’s worries… Read More