Most Popular Jewish Community Movies and TV Shows
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1. Disobedience (2017)
R | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
Votes: 18,263 | Gross: $3.48M
2. Bushwick (2017)
TV-MA | 94 min | Action, Adventure
When a Texas military force invades their Brooklyn neighborhood, 20-year-old Lucy and war veteran Stupe must depend on each other to survive.
3. Keeping the Faith (2000)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two friends, a priest and a rabbi, fall in love with the same woman they knew in their youth, but the religious position of both men denies them romance.
Votes: 47,848 | Gross: $37.05M
4. Closeness (2017)
118 min | Drama
In the late-1990s squalid town of Nalchik, a poor young Jewish couple is kidnapped and a grievous ransom is demanded, as bitter resentments and cruel dilemmas come to light, magnifying the small community's grave predicament.
5. The Believer (2001)
R | 98 min | Drama
A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.
Votes: 34,333 | Gross: $0.41M
PG | 122 min | Documentary, History, War
The secret smuggling of 9,300 Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied Germany in the late 1930s.
Votes: 1,492 | Gross: $0.37M
9. The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
PG | 110 min | Drama
A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
Votes: 5,626 | Gross: $0.76M
10. The Luckiest Guys on the Lower East Side (2019– )
The Luckiest Guys on the Lower East Side is a deep dive into a unique New York City universe undergoing a dramatic change. The Lower East Side of Manhattan is a space in cultural conflict ... See full summary »
11. The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.
12. The Rabbi's Cat (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Set in Algeria in the 1920s, a rabbi's cat who learns how to speak after swallowing the family parrot expresses his desire to convert to Judaism.
Votes: 2,918 | Gross: $0.02M
13. Full-Court Miracle (2003 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Drama, Family, Sport
An African American college basketball star becomes the head coach of a yeshiva's struggling basketball team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after a knee injury forces him to leave the game. Based on the true story of Lamont Carr.
14. La vérité si je mens! (1997)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
The sentimental and comedic adventures of Eddie, a non-Jew trying to pass as Jewish though totally ignorant of Jewish traditions, as he works in a Jewish community.
15. The Long Way Home (1997)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, History, War
The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.
16. Cloudy Sunday (2015)
116 min | Drama, Music, War
During the tumultuous 1943, against the backdrop of a German-occupied Thessaloniki, two star-crossed lovers struggle to surmount prejudice and fear, as the brutalities against the town's persecuted Jewish community escalate.
17. Tikkun (2015)
Unrated | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
An ultra-orthodox scholar is revived after dying for 40 minutes. After coming back to life, he suddenly feels a strange awakening in his body and suspects that God is testing him.
Votes: 362 | Gross: $0.01M
18. Trembling Before G-d (2001)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary
A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation.
Votes: 873 | Gross: $0.62M
19. Simon Magus (1999)
101 min | Mystery, Fantasy, Romance
Simon is an outcast from his Jewish community, because he claims that the devil talks to him, and he has the ability to put curses on crops. When Dovid asks the "Squire" to sell him some ... See full summary »
Votes: 487 | Gross: $0.04M
20. The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues.
Votes: 737 | Gross: $1.70M
21. Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 104 min | Biography, Drama, History
It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe ... See full summary »
22. Memories of the Warsaw Ghetto (2016)
63 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Told through the memories and drawings of little Genio and narrated by family friend, Bernard Bragg, 'Memories of the Warsaw Ghetto' is a docudrama film about a boyhood resident of that ... See full summary »
23. The Heart of New York (1932)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy
In the Jewish enclave of New York's lower East Side, hapless inventor Mendel is constantly in debt since he uses all his (and other people's) money to tinker with machines that will make ... See full summary »
92 min | Documentary, History
The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated.
Votes: 600 | Gross: $0.02M
25. The Last Tribe (2011)
This humorous and intimate account of the Jewish immigrants who arrived in England - thinking that they'd arrived in America - charts their rags to riches story from the ghettos of Eastern ... See full summary »
26. Santa Fe (1986 TV Movie)
110 min | Drama
Santa Fe begins where Corti's 1982 film God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore leaves off. In 1940, a ship arrives in New York harbor filled with exhausted Jewish immigrants desperate to begin ... See full summary »
28. Canvey: The Promised Island (2018 TV Movie)
40 min | Documentary
Stamford Hill, London has been home to Europe's largest community of Hasidic Jews since the 1800s. Soaring rents have forced them to look for a new home in an unlikely location and with help from the unlikeliest of champions.
Director: Riete Oord
29. There Are Jews Here (2016)
90 min | Documentary
Most American Jews live in large cities where they are free to define themselves in any way they wish. But almost invisible to most of the country are roughly one million Jews scattered ... See full summary »
30. Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah (2013)
86 min | Documentary
Kamal Hachkar explores the 2000-year-old Mellah in his family's village of Tinghir, Morocco, and follows the trail of the town's once substantial Jewish population to its emigres and ... See full summary »
Director: Kamal Hachkar
31. Another Hate Crime Hoax Exposed? Are They Really on the Rise? (2019 Video)
15 min | Short, News
Star: Tim Pool
33. Aliyah DaDa (2015)
115 min | Documentary
A documentary about the Jewish people in Romania and their several migrations towards Israel, across history and changing political frames - everything presented in a self-proclaimed dadaist style.
35. There, Where One Has Lived (2016)
6 min | Short
"There, where a person has lived, their spirit continues to dwell." « Là, où une personne a vécu, son esprit continue à y habiter. » "Overture, Shabbat Evening Prayer Service and Kaddish" (... See full summary »
41. We Have A Dream (2016)
18 min | Short
"There is something that I must say to my people...This is Our Hope!" (Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 28 August 1963). During the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, leaders within the American ... See full summary »
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015–2019)
I Will Help You
TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Musical
Staying with Valencia and Beth, Rebecca heads back to New York as her mother is receiving an honor from a Jewish charity group, Naomi who seems to be most proud that she has convinced her ... See full summary »
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012– )
Raisins and Almonds
TV-PG | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Phryne Fisher is on the scene when a young man is found dead in a bookshop. Miss Fisher is willing to bet her hat that it is a case of poisoning. Phryne investigates murder, alchemy, and Zionism alongside Detective Inspector Jack Robinson.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The investigation into the murder of a Jewish woman turns towards her family once Goren and Eames find out about her husband's affair.