About Abe Fried-Tanzer

When he’s not working with Jewish teens, Abe Fried-Tanzer can be found blogging away about movies and television.

Jewcy Interview: Filmmaker Jesse Sweet

By August 23, 2016

A conversation with the man who is currently working to finish his eye-opening documentary about Kiryas Joel, the Satmar community in the Hudson Valley. Read More

Jewcy Review: ‘The People vs. Fritz Bauer’

By August 19, 2016

A tale of one man’s postwar effort to awaken the German consciousness to its recent crimes. Read More

Jewcy Review: ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’

By August 17, 2016

Natalie Portman directs her first film – a story set during the founding of the State of Israel that’s completely in Hebrew! Read More

Jewcy Review: ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’

By July 18, 2016

Everything and anything you’ve ever thought or heard about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: it’s all in this movie. Read More

Israel Film Center Festival Spotlight

By June 6, 2016

Three of Israel’s top films from last year cover familial themes this week at the Israel Film Center Festival. Read More

Jewcy Interview: ‘Soon By You’

By June 1, 2016

A chat with the creative team behind the new web series about the Modern Orthodox dating scene in New York City. Read More

‘Dough’: Kosher Baker Meets Drug Dealer

By May 3, 2016

Yes, there’s a movie about a kosher bakery in London with a special ingredient in his recipe – and it came out during Passover! Read More

‘The Last Laugh’: Is The Holocaust Funny?

By April 27, 2016

This Tribeca documentary tackles the question of whether a great Jewish tragedy can equal comedy. Read More