About Abe Fried-Tanzer

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

Orthodox Children Lifting Weights, Australian Jews Grappling with Their Sexuality, and More

By August 2, 2017

For great and irreverent Jewish films, head right over to Queens. Read More

Jewcy Review: ‘The Women’s Balcony’

By May 24, 2017

The film delicately balances its portrayal of religious traditions. Read More

Jewcy Interviews: ‘Tomorrow Ever After’

By May 4, 2017

The Israeli filmmaker on her new time travel indie flick. Read More

Jewcy Interviews: ‘The Wedding Plan’

By April 28, 2017

Rama Burshtein, the director of ‘Fill the Void,’ on her new film. Read More

The Cast of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’: Why You Know Them

By April 6, 2017

Did watching the pilot make you stop and ask, “WHY ARE THEY FAMILIAR?!” We got you. Read More

Sundance Movie Review: ‘Menashe’

By January 27, 2017

There’s a new movie that’s completely in Yiddish – and it’s playing at the Sundance Film Festival. Read More

Jewcy Interviews: The (Whole) Cinemagillah

By December 15, 2016

A conversation with Tiffany Shlain and Ken Goldberg, the couple behind a short film about the Jewish experience as portrayed in film and television. Read More

Other Israel Film Festival Spotlight

By December 5, 2016

A look at two selections from this year’s Other Israel Film Festival in New York City, which explores a different side of the Middle Eastern country. Read More