Archive for: Films

Night Will Fall documentary revealing Holocaust footage premieres on HBO

Night Will Fall documentary revealing Holocaust footage premieres on HBO

(JNS.org) – A documentary film has been released about another documentary made in the aftermath of the Holocaust with the involvement of famous director Alfred...

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Value substance over style

Value substance over style

As a synagogue rabbi for many years, I have officiated at many weddings. I am sometimes surprised at the disparity of appearance between the two partners. One may...

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Begin Again: value those who won’t compromise personal integrity

Begin Again: value those who won’t compromise personal integrity

At our Friday night dinners, we enjoy having guests. I am very busy during the week and I rarely have time to engage people in conversation other than to give a...

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New film fest to screen shorts by amateur, at-risk Jewish youth

New film fest to screen shorts by amateur, at-risk Jewish youth

Aaron Weiss has a Masters Degree in Cinema and Media Studies from York University, but what stands out even more about him is his remarkable ability – and determination...

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Israeli short film Aya gets Oscar nod

Israeli short film Aya gets Oscar nod

(JNS.org) – An Israeli short film, Aya, has been nominated in the Best Live Action Short category for the Academy Awards. The film was directed by Oded Binnun...

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