New on Netflix: Unbelievable

Netflix’s newest offering is Unbelievable, an eight-episode limited series based on the 2018 book, An Unbelievable Story of Rape. The series explores two different stories -- one about Marie Adler (played by Kaitlyn Dever,) a

Musings from the wilderness… Part 4

The meaning of a schlepper... I am convinced that gnats are the devil with wings! Little insects flying around my facial orifices trying to lay their eggs; the very definition of devil behaviour. This morning

5 reasons why every Jewish woman should watch Workin’ Mums

Boobs. That’s the first thing that was shown in the first episode of the first season of Canadian comedy Workin’ mums. It’s not a raunchy sex scene. And it’s definitely not pornographic. It’s three women,

Your weekly binge! 10 Sep 2019

Our recap of the best tv, movies and docos to watch this week! Norman #IsraeliThriller Norman Oppenheimer, a financial schemer living in NY, tries to be everyone’s friend. He then befriends a future Israeli prime

Musings from the wilderness… Part 3

The power of seclusion and conversation I would never recommend smoking cigarettes to anyone. It is an unhealthy, expensive and smelly habit I picked up at 16. There is nothing fun about standing outside in

The Spy – Incredible sacrifices all round!

Have what to say about The Spy? Let us know in our Facebook group Couch Latkes. I grew up hearing about Eli Cohen through my involvement within the Religious Zionist youth movement, Bnei Akiva. His grainy

You Should Be Watching GLOW

***Warning: Spoilers for season three of GLOW below!*** Have you watched GLOW yet? It’s an award-winning Netflix original comedy, that tells the fictional story of the founding of a real-life womens’ wrestling show from the

Musings from the wilderness… Part 2

Week 2 - Don't curse the rain!! They say in Israel, “Don’t curse the rain, because the Kinneret is small.” Such a beautiful sentiment, and a reminder that contrary to the way most of us

Reflecting in the lead up to Rosh Hashanah

The High Holidays might seem light years away, but the time to prepare, is actually meant to be now, during the Hebrew month of Elul. In fact, someone once said that if Rosh Hashanah is