The writers failed to sympathize with their own characters’ commitment to clan and tradition.
And may speak to observant Jews more than do many Jewish-themed shows.
Explaining the success of Shtisel.
From In Treatment to Fauda.
A beast of unknown origins.
The divine situation comedy.
What Fauda gets right.
The start-up nation takes on entertainment.
A remnant of socialist authoritarianism.
Catholics and Freemasons join Jews as the villains.
From a ḥasidic action film to My Crazy Ex-Girlfrend.
Over eighty years in show business.