Articles written by Marc Brodsky
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With a nod to Carl Reiner, 'My Favorite Year' recalls the infancy of TV sketch comedy
(JTA) - With the passing of Carl Reiner, who passed away of natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills on June 29, 2020, at the age of 98, we lost one of the comedy greats, Jewish or otherwise. His o...
Quarterback Kirk Cousins wishes a 'mazel tov' to Jewish students
(JTA) — Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins scored a touchdown with his congratulatory message to the graduates of a Jewish student program. Cousins wished the graduates of the Jewish Student Union, a program of the Orthodox Union’s youth...
'Blazing Saddles' still stands as one of the great comedies-and the Mel Brooks film teaches lessons, too
Social distancing and staying inside is hard. Thankfully, accessing good things to watch during this time is not. This is the second installation of a weekly column on Jewish movies and TV shows that... Full story