About Brigit Katz

‘Downton Abbey’ Gets a Jew

‘Downton Abbey’ Gets a Jew
By February 6, 2015

Meet The Honourable Ephraim Atticus Aldridge. Read More

Shelly Oria’s Assured, Unnerving Short Stories

Shelly Oria’s Assured, Unnerving Short Stories
By January 12, 2015

In “New York 1, Tel Aviv 0,” Israeli expats traverse fantastical worlds filled with unrequited love and lust. Read More

In ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings,’ Turgid Dialogue Plagues a Great Story

In ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings,’ Turgid Dialogue Plagues a Great Story
By December 22, 2014

“This movie makes ‘A Rugrats Passover’ look like ‘Citizen Kane.'” Read More

Through Dance, New Exhibit Pays Tribute to Women of Auschwitz Resistance

Through Dance, New Exhibit Pays Tribute to Women of Auschwitz Resistance
By November 3, 2014

Choreography by Jonah Bokaer is moving, but there’s a dearth of historical context. Read More

Spotlight On: Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman of “YidLife Crisis”

By October 27, 2014

Talking trayf, Seinfeld, and circumcision with the creators of the new Yiddish web series. Read More

New Web Series Celebrates Poutine, Lactaid, and Jewish Angst—in Yiddish

By October 8, 2014

It’s Yom Kippur. Let’s eat. Read More

Review: “This Is Where I Leave You”

By September 29, 2014

Or, “This Is Where Fine Actors Waste Their Talents.” Read More

Pop Star Harry Styles Lands on List of Britain’s Most Influential Jews

By September 11, 2014

And he’s not even Jewish. Read More