Israeli sitcom about interracial marriage wins International Emmy

JTA Team, JTA, 11/20/2018

An Israeli comedy series about the marriage between an Ethiopian Jewish man and an Ashkenazi Jewish woman -the first sitcom in Israel to feature a black actor in a lead role.

For Jewish Israelis of Yemenite Heritage, Reviving a Past

Malin Fezehai, New York Times, 11/17/2018

Pre-wedding henna ceremonies have regained popularity in Israel’s Jewish Yemenite community, an expression of ethnic pride in their heritage and traditions.

What Would Historical African American-Jewish Music Sound Like?

Andrew Esensten, Jewish&, 10/16/2018

Anthony Russell’s brilliant new album attempts to answer that question.

More than Superman: Jewish and Latinx Comics

Julian Voloj, Jewish&, 10/09/2018

New art exhibit brings Jewish and Latinx comic creators together

Jamie Oliver is Schooled by Italian Jewish Grandmother

Rachel Myerson, My Jewish Learning, 10/03/2018

One of the last Jewish nonnas gives the famous chef a lesson in artichokes.

The Tragic Tale of Superman’s Jewish Creators, Told in Graphic Novel Form

Gabe Friedman, JTA, 10/03/2018

Julian Voloj talks about his new graphic novel, “The Joe Shuster Story: The Artist Behind Superman."

An ‘Intoxicating’ Singer, Whether It’s Green Day or ‘Oklahoma!’

Rob Weinert-Kendt, New York Times, 10/02/2018

Rebecca Naomi Jones, who has made her reputation in rock and pop musicals, will tackle a classic as Laurey in “Oklahoma!”

An Israeli singer in Amsterdam Creates the World’s First Ladino Pop Album

Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 09/18/2018

Noam Vazana wrote her upcoming album “Andalusian Brew” in Ladino.

Meet the Director of 'Fig Tree,' a New Film About Young Love in the Midst of the Ethiopian Civil War

Anya Wassenberg, OkayAfrica, 09/14/2018

At TIFF, we talked to Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian, the Ethiopian-Israeli filmmaker telling a story that has parallels to her own life.