Circus of Books: Documentary about a straight Jewish couple who ran Los Angeles’ most popular gay bookstore. Netflix (April 22).
Demon: An allegory of Polish-Jewish relations told through the story of a Dybbuk possessing the groom at a Polish wedding. Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, YouTube.
Dreaming of Jewish Christmas: The contributions of Jewish songwriters to Christmas music. iTunes.
Fauda: The third season of the Israeli hit series about an Israeli counterintelligence units operations in the Territories begins April 16. Netflix.
Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles: The origin story of the beloved musical. Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, YouTube.
The Kiddush Man: Short about a boy who sneaks out of Shabbat services to snack from the Oneg buffet learns to understand why one member of the congregation gets so angry at him:
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels: Premiering April 26, this series follows a Jewish and Latino team of policemen investigating a murder in Los Angeles in 1938 amid a backdrop of Mexican-American culture there and Nazi and American fascists activities there. Showtime
The Saturday Night Seder: There’s still one more day of Passover to enjoy this entertaining, albeit unconventional, Seder.
Wish I Was Here: Underemployed actor no longer can afford to send his children to a Jewish day school and home schools them. His family copes with his daughter becoming a baal teshuva, the impending death of his father, and the sexual harassment at work of his wife. Netflix.
World on Fire: Dramatic series about how World War Two affected the lives of ordinary people, including some Jewish characters. Netflix.
Republished from San Diego Jewish World