Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Downton Abbey

View the most popular tags overall?

  • ‘Downton Abbey’ and the Jews

    6 days ago

    Much more than a highbrow soap opera about a family of British aristocrats and their servants, “Downton Abbey” has been deeply rooted in the history and social issues of the early 20th century. Themes of class divides, changing morals and tradition versus progress have provided the...

  • ‘Book Thief’ a story of pure beauty, pure destruction

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 6, 2013 | 1:57 pm

    Markus Zusak still remembers how his mother, a German Lutheran immigrant to Australia, vividly described the day she saw the Jews being marched to Dachau in her hamlet near Munich. 

    “There was an old, emaciated man who couldn’t keep up with the others, and a teenage boy ran up...

  • Jewish version of ‘Downton Abbey’

    February 12, 2013 | 1:52 pm

    After numerous complaints about the hit PBS show “Downton Abbey” not having any Jewish characters, Downton makers Carnival Films has confirmed it is developing a similar show with a Jewish family, U.K.’s Jewish Chronicle reports.

    The new show will be based on Francesca Segal’s...

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE