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  • New documentary asks if we’re ready to laugh at the Holocaust

    April 26, 2016 | 9:42 am

    In “The Last Laugh,” a new documentary about humor and the Holocaust (you read that right), the comedian Judy Gold tells this joke: If the Nazis forced her to stand naked on a line with other women, would she hold her stomach in?

    How you, or anybody, feels about a joke like that...

  • The View from Tribeca

    By Abe Fried-Tanzer

    April 28, 2013 | 10:29 am

    Today concludes the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, which marks the twelfth year of this New York-based cinema extravaganza. It’s no surprise that, among the over two hundred feature-length and short films showcased, a few of them deal with Jewish themes or come from Israel. One short,...

  • Israel’s First Slasher Flick at Screamfest! [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 22, 2011 | 6:34 pm

    I was walking out of a screening of the cheeky new animated film, “Puss in Boots,” starring Antonio Banderas as the titular bad kitty, at Grauman’s Mann Chinese 6 Theatres when a splattering of fake blood on the cinema’s glass doors, gaunt skeletal figures and assorted skulls...