Hosted by Rabbi Susan Nanus and author and Temple member Tom Teicholz, Culture Mavens is your all-access guide to one-of-a-kind experiences related to Judaism meant to entertain, enlighten, and educate. Stay tuned for a new episode every other Friday.
Exposing the snobbery and machinations of a vanishing class system, this series chronicles events in the lives of the Crawley family and their servants.
Ever wonder what happened to Tevye, wife Golde and his daughters after the curtain came down in Fiddler on the Roof? Tevye in New York! finally answers those decades-old questions. Follow Tevye as he fights for his piece of the American dream in 1914 — from his journey with his daughters across the Atlantic Ocean, through Ellis Island, past “the big green lady,” and into the crowded streets of Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
After 10 years abroad, Candice Renoir (Cecile Bois) is back in France and back on the case as a police commandant, using her skills honed as a divorced mom to solve complex cases.
A rogue detective with unorthodox means leads an investigation into a massacre committed by unicorn mask-wearing assassins at an Israeli high school.
Acting coach Sandy Kominsky (Oscar winner Michael Douglas) and best friend Norman Newlander (Oscar winner Alan Arkin) keep each other laughing as they navigate the ups and downs of getting older.
Picked by Our Mavens:
💭 The Casden Institute
The Casden Institute supports research that aims to spur dialogue and achieve greater understanding not only about what it means to be Jewish in America but what it means to be American in a pluralistic society.
🎤 The Temple Emanu-El Stricker Center
Part of Manhattan's Temple Emanu-El, this cultural center strives to create Jewish experiences with compelling classes, seminars, and special events to challenge, inspire, and entertain.
🌎 Jewish Council for Public Affairs
A compilation of resources across a variety of media -- from curricula to podcasts -- intended to help you educate yourself and your community.
📚 Los Angeles Review Of Books
Read Tom's Review of Yair Assulin's recently translated book The Drive, available on Amazon.
✡️ My Jewish Learning
A variety of resources for all aspects of Judaism and Jewish life -- from beliefs and practices to food and history.
🎭 Lincoln Center At Home
Lincoln Center at Home showcases a diverse program of online experiences like daily pop-up classrooms, concerts, and performances by world-class artists.
Exclusive access to a highly acclaimed library of Jewish and Israeli movies, TV series, and documentaries.
🎨 Arts at AJU
A Planted Allegory Audio Guide by Artist Jenny Yurshansky is a series of stories about invasive plants deemed as "blacklist."
💻 YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Learn about an array of subjects such as Jewish traditions and Yiddish language and literature.