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  • ‘The Wire’ creator and HBO’s favorite son David Simon is working on two new shows

    August 11, 2015 | 10:35 am

    It’s no secret that Jewish television writer David Simon is adored at HBO. His past productions for the cable channel, including “The Wire” and “Treme,” are some of the most critically acclaimed series in TV history.

    Nevertheless, it was surprising to hear last week that HBO had...

  • Stay tuned

    By Zan Romanoff

    July 1, 2013 | 3:53 pm

    Hi, my name is Zan and I’m a pop culture junkie. I can reliably name that show, movie, or song snippet and tell you who sings it, who she’s dating, who he’s rumored to be dating on the side. Television is my substance of choice: I grew up on Nickelodeon and Disney’s TGIF...

  • This week in power: Kerry trip, Gas pumping, Damascus attack, Counting Omar

    By Danny Groner

    April 4, 2013 | 4:05 am

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Kerry stop
    Secretary of State John Kerry, it was announced on Wednesday, will make a third stop in two weeks in the Middle East this weekend to try to jumpstart peace talks between...