Abe Friedtanzer

Abe is a freelance film and TV critic, interviewer, and awards enthusiast. Follow him on social media @movieswithabe

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The Top Five Jewish Moments at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival

From Maya Rudolph kvelling to Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsburg, here’s what you missed

The Trouble With Casting Hollywood Faces in Holocaust Films

Why French actress Melanie Laurent, best known from ‘Inglorious Basterds,’ succeeds in ‘La Rafle’

Emmy Awards 101: This Season’s Most Jewish Moments on Television

In anticipation of the 64th Emmy Awards this weekend, we present the top five Jewish scenes from Emmy-nominated shows for your consideration

Network Jews: Andy Botwin from Showtime’s Pot Comedy ‘Weeds’

The promiscuous playboy who enrolled in rabbinical school to avoid being called up to the army

Network Jews: Eli Gold, The Good Wife’s Political Operator

The cutthroat, power-hungry lawyer at the heart of the action on CBS’s political drama

Network Jews: Ziva David from CBS’s ‘NCIS’

The ass-kicking, tough-as-nails Mossad liaison on CBS’s naval agency drama