Jewish Journal

  • Purim and “Miral”

    By  Joan Hyler

    March 17, 2011 | 1:08 pm

    Much has been made of this Julian Schnabel movie. The hue and cry has been heard internationally from leading Jewish and Israeli groups. Although I have... More.

  • In the culture Jewish women rule the News Cycle

    By  Joan Hyler

    January 14, 2011 | 12:21 pm

    Aside from the blogosphere and the public affairs news cycle, Hollywood has not dealt with yet this weeks’ heroics of two Jewish women: Debbie Friedman... More.

  • Bravo! Israeli Film Festival Celebrating 25 Years

    By  Joan Hyler

    October 21, 2010 | 6:18 pm

    It is that time of year to once again celebrate Israeli films with the 25th Annual Israeli Film Festival honoring two of my old friends, producer Avi... More.

  • The 34th Miner and Rebbe Nachman

    By  Joan Hyler

    October 14, 2010 | 11:45 am

    I have not blogged since June!  The summer and early Fall got away from me with my first trip to NYC since my accident, and lots of work and life!  Saw... More.

  • Esther Blueberger and Joan Rivers

    By  Joan Hyler

    June 11, 2010 | 11:45 am

    Two films, which has as the subject Jewish women, are making their debut this weekend:  one is fictional (Esther) and one is non-fiction - the inimitable... More.

  • Get Chai In Cannes

    By  Joan Hyler

    May 12, 2010 | 3:19 pm

    This Shabbat, the Los Angeles based Chai Center of Rabbi Schlomo and Olivia Schwartz is hosting a Shabbat dinner at the Cannes Film Festival at a Kosher... More.

  • Passover, The Omer and 3D

    By  Joan Hyler

    April 5, 2010 | 11:41 am

    Pesach is ending and we are counting the Omer-seven weeks of Jewish 3D culminating in Shavous.  In Hollywood the box office is strong thanks to the magic of 3D but Hollywood has nothing on our story-the biggest spectacle of all led by Moses and the Women and Men of the Exodus It is not surprising that large sea and air creatures perform their feats to amaze modern audiences worldwide as we, the Jewish people, perform our own feats led by none other than Hashem, who created it all first. Bravery, challenge and divine leadership-it’s all there!

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