September 18, 2019 - 18 Elul 5779

Books & Authors

Dave Meslin: Fixing a rigged game

Alex Rose speaks with Dave Meslin, author of the new book Teardown: Rebuilding Democracy From the Ground Up.

Arts & Entertainment

Gal Gadot, in Hebrew Instagram post, calls on Israelis to vote

Israeli actress Gal Gadot recently called on her Israeli Instagram followers to “Get out and vote.”

‘Seinfeld’ will move to Netflix in 2021

Seinfeld, whose episodes are currently available to stream on Hulu, will move to Netflix in two years. It will stay on Netflix for five years.

Sasson Gabay shifts to stage from silver screen

Celebrated actor Sasson Gabay reprises the role of Tewfiq in The Band’s Visit musical, which will run at the Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto.

In Incitement, director brings Rabin assassination to the big screen

There has yet to be a film about this traumatic event. Yaron Zilberman wanted to change that.

Travel

Exposing the Jewish history of a medieval German town

Sandy Bornstein details her travels around Rothenburg, Germany.

The Jews of Venice

Miriam Porter writes about her fun travels through Venice.

Sports

Menschwarmers: Jew or Not a Jew, NFL Edition

Gabe and Jamie preview the upcoming NFL season through a Jewish lens.

Menschwarmers: Mardy Fish isn’t Jewish, and Other Jewish Tennis Stories

Mardy Fish not jewish
Tennis writer Marvin Glassman joins Jamie and Gabe in studio to discuss the past, present and future of Jews in tennis.

Rogers Cup: Andreescu win recalls memories of Vicki Berner

The historic run of Bianca Andreescu becoming the first Canadian woman in 50 years to win the Rogers Cup tennis tournament since Faye Urban of Windsor, Ont. won the 1969 Canadian Open, as it was then called, in Toronto provoked memories of the late Jewish Canadian tennis player Vicki Berner of Vancouver.

Menschwarmers: A Synagogue is Where You Bless Up

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Why does NFL star Antonio Brown have a synagogue in his Miami mansion?

Sandy Koufax statue to be added to Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers will add a statue of legendary Jewish pitcher Sandy Koufax to their stadium as part of a $100 million renovation project.

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