About Abe Fried-Tanzer

When he’s not working in the world of Jewish outreach, Abe Fried-Tanzer can be found blogging away about movies and television.

Network Jews: Ari Gold, the Jewish Hollywood Agent on HBO’s ‘Entourage’

By February 5, 2013

The cutthroat super-agent who’s always trying to make a movie deal, even at Yom Kippur services Read More

The Top Five Jewish Moments at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival

By January 28, 2013

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

The Trouble With Casting Hollywood Faces in Holocaust Films

By November 19, 2012

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

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

By September 21, 2012

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

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

Network Jews: Andy Botwin from Showtime’s Pot Comedy ‘Weeds’
By September 11, 2012

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

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

Network Jews: Eli Gold, The Good Wife’s Political Operator
By June 26, 2012

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

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

Network Jews: Ziva David from CBS’s ‘NCIS’
By May 29, 2012

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