Netflix’s ‘Unorthodox’ degrades Chassidic Jews into caricatures

May 1, 2020 by  
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When my Facebook feed first filled with reviews of Netflix’s “Unorthodox,” I felt no urge to watch it. The well-worn genre of predictable coming-of-age stories about the glory of secularism dwarfing one-dimensional Chassidic characters didn’t spark my interest. Read more

Binge-watching Jewish TV as an indoor sport

April 29, 2020 by  
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Netflix was surely not around during the making of the Covenant—the contract between God, Abraham and Jewish People. But more so than perhaps any other media company, Netflix is, apparently, determined to discover the destiny of the Chosen People. Read more

Truth is not selective: Poland vs. Netflix

November 19, 2019 by  
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Poland’s government won an important victory on the battleground of history last week. Read more