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So far Nora Lee Mandel has created 282 blog entries.

The Wedding Plan

A romcom where finding a soul mate is a test of faith

By |June 3rd, 2017|Israeli, Romantic Comedy|0 Comments

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

A nebbishy Richard Gere rises to the heights of influence by becoming a mensch.

By |May 11th, 2017|Israeli, Top Picks|0 Comments

The Zookeeper’s Wife

Heroes for animals, people, and the resistance in Nazi-occupied Warsaw

By |March 31st, 2017|Book adaptation, DVD/Streaming/On Demand, War|0 Comments

I Called Him Morgan

A jazz musician, a milieu, and a tragic death come back to life.

By |March 23rd, 2017|Documentary|0 Comments


One lie, another lie, and more lies, and then World War I may be finally over.

By |March 16th, 2017|Drama, War|0 Comments

The Settlers

Who are the people accused of blocking peace between Israelis and Arabs?

By |March 4th, 2017|Documentary, Middle East|0 Comments

Land of Mine

Defusing land mine and ratcheting up tensions on the Danish coast in 1945.

By |February 16th, 2017|DVD/Streaming/On Demand, Scandanavia, War|0 Comments

The Salesman

The life of an Iranian middle-class couple is built on a shaky foundation.

By |February 2nd, 2017|Family drama, Foreign|0 Comments

20th Century Women

Generations of women (and a son) experience 1979 Southern California.

By |December 28th, 2016|Family drama|0 Comments