From Homeland to Tehran.
Saudi TV is sympathetic, while Egyptian TV isn’t.
Would Linda Sarsour or Rashida Tlaib move to a “liberated Palestine”?
The queasy transaction of the ex-Orthodox narrative.
The Devil Next Door.
An inadvertent warning about the dangers of political infantilization.
Sometimes revenge is the best revenge.
Al Pacino’s Meyer Offerman is no Simon Wiesenthal.
In 1960s Israel, Arabic-speaking Jews were invaluable as spies for their new country. In normal life, they were marginalized.
Their boys, not ours.
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.