Top Jewish Entertainment

Sandy Chertok is always on the look out for the best in Jewish entertainment. In the past she’s found: The Top Jewish Comedies, best Jewish musicals, The best scifi films. Now she’s looking beyond these categories. Here’s a list of her top picks in other categories- the individual reviews will come shortly.

Dramas (non-Holocaust)

  1. The Chosen (I gave you this review)
  2. School Ties (I gave you this review)
  3. Governess
  4. A Walk on the Moon
  5. Unstrung Heroes
  6. Chariots of Fire
  7. Boiler Room
  8. Twilight of the Golds
  9. A Stranger Among Us
  10. A Price About Rubies
  11. Enemies: A Love Story
  12. Stolen Summer
  13. Avalon
  14. Liberty Heights
  15. Sunshine
  16. Hester Street
  17. Reds
  18. Deference
  19. The Quarrel

Holocaust Theme Movies

  1. Sophie’s Choice
  2. Life is Beautiful
  3. The Pianist
  4. Jacob the Liar
  5. Schindler’s List
  6. Apt Pupil
  7. Music Box
  8. Seventh Cross
  9. Diary of Anne Frank
  10. Hiding Place
  11. Holocaust
  12. Shoah
  13. Yossi and Jagger
  14. Never Forget
  15. Good Evening Mr. Wallenberg
  16. Europa Europa
  17. Last Days
  18. Escape from Sobibar
  19. Devil’s Arithmetic

Holocaust Theme TV Movies

  1. Anne Frank
  2. The Wall
  3. War and Rememberance
  4. Uprising
  5. Miss Rose White
  6. Varian’s War

Historic Films

  1. Judgement at Nuremberg
  2. Enemy at the Gates
  3. Exodus
  4. Raid on Entebe
  5. A Woman Called Golda


  1. Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
  2. Paper Clips
  3. Trembling Before G-d

Biblical Films

  1. Ten Commandements
  2. King David
  3. Prince of Egypt

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