Jewish Journal

Opposites attract in ‘Kosher Soul’

by Gerri Miller

March 4, 2015 | 1:48 pm

From left: Miriam Sternoff and O’Neal McKnight star in “Kosher Soul.” Photo by Richard Knapp/Lifetime

An interracial, interfaith relationship is the subject of the Lifetime reality series “Kosher Soul,” which plays on the... read full article

  • ‘Downton Abbey’ and the Jews

    by Gerri Miller

    February 25, 2015 | 12:14 pm

    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...

  • Playing a girl cop on the mean streets of Los Angeles

    by Gerri Miller

    May 28, 2014 | 1:29 pm

    Depicting a darker side of Los Angeles not seen on TV since “The Shield,” the gritty new crime drama “Gang Related patrols mean streets where police...

  • Venice Beach shul the focus of TV reality series

    by Ryan Torok

    December 19, 2013 | 3:41 pm

    The film crew captured members of the Pacific Jewish Center (PJC) — known as The Shul on the Beach — praying during Friday night services. Except it...

  • Noir drama ‘Mob City’ shines light on L.A.‘s criminal underbelly

    Gerri Miller, Contributing Writer

    November 26, 2013 | 2:01 pm

    In the postwar 1940s, organized crime was rampant in Los Angeles, and the men behind the mob were Jewish, guys like Ben “Bugsy” Siegel and Meyer...

  • Watch: Tina Fey’s Lena Dunham-approved ‘Girls’ parody

    by Jana Banin, JTA

    September 30, 2013 | 3:56 pm

    What happens when a comic genius parodies a highly popular, highly spoofable show? Only good things, as Tina Fey proved on this season’s premiere of...

  • ‘Arrested Development’ season 4 arrives

    by Jana Banin, JTA

    May 14, 2013 | 11:46 am

    In less than two weeks the fourth season of “Arrested Development” premieres on Netflix. It’s been seven very long years since the last episode, but if...

  • PBS’ Iranian-American Story

    by Karmel Melamed

    December 12, 2012 | 2:02 pm

    Following more than three decades of Iranians flourishing in the United States, a documentary titled “The Iranian Americans” offers a nostalgic look at...

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