Shtisel

'Shtisel' Actress Shira Haas eulogizes her Holocaust survivor grandmother

"My grandma, my love, has passed," she wrote in a touching Instagram post, sharing a selfie with her grandmother and a second photo of them holding hands.

What 'Shtisel' teaches us

Bad things happen to good people in Shtisel, and much suffering ensues, but God remains an ally whose intercession is sought in times of trouble and need

By DINAH M. MENDES
04/09/2021

Lights, camera, action: The power of Israeli film - analysis

It’s not that Israeli television has changed but it’s a world change, that [people are] willing to be open to more and more cultures than before.

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
26/06/2021
Israeli actresses Alena Yiv, left, and Shira Haas play a mother and daughter in "Asia," an award-win

Shira Haas gives life to a devastating illness in Israeli film ‘Asia’

In the starkly photographed, minimalist film, Haas plays Vika, a tough yet sensitive kid struggling from a degenerative neurological disease.

By SIMI HORWITZ/JTA
10/06/2021

Lead actor from Netflix hit Shtisel to headline JNF-USA event

Michael Aloni will be interviewed by Danna Stern, Managing Director of Israel’s yes Studios, who Hollywood Reporter credits with “turning Israel into a global television powerhouse.”

Shtisel: How a TV show on a haredi family has enthralled Jews and non-Jews

Even those who don’t generally watch television at all, let alone Israeli TV, have been caught up in the phenomenon that is Shtisel.

New drama series ‘Shtisel’

American ‘Shtisel’ remake to be directed by Jewish filmmaker

The show, which besides the name will share few thematic elements with the original, is being written by Lauren Gussis.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
20/03/2021

‘Shtisel’ Season 3 Netflix release date announced

The narrative picks up four years after the conclusion of the events of the previous season.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
03/03/2021
MICHAEL ALONI in his role as Akiva in the hit TV series ‘Shtisel’

Why non-Jews around the world love ‘Shtisel,’ in their own words

The plot follows the Shtisel family as they go through their lives, challenged by ongoing family drama.

By ESTHER D. KUSTANOWITZ
21/12/2020
Lior Ashkenazi in 'Footnote.'

Eytan Fox’s 'Rabbi' will be first TV project for Tadmor Entertainment

Rabbi will be about a charismatic and influential Orthodox rabbi whose world collapsed when he was accused by teenage male students of sexual advances.

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