In The Media

Ami Magazine

Ami Magazine – Interview with Leibel Cohen AMI MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER 2011

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The Forward

Agent Emes in The Forward Last-Minute Gifts for the Last of Eight Nights FOR THE YOUNG VIEWER Mysterious earthquakes are devastating Pittsburgh. Rabbis are disappearing from their yeshiva classes. The very foundations of the world are crumbling. Sound hopeless? Then it’s a job for Agent Emes, the fearless yeshiva-boy-turned-crime fighter who battles to save the […]

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Hadassah Magazine

December, 2004 The Adventures of Agent Emes All kinds of weird things keep happening, and it’s up to Agent Emes (truth, in Hebrew) and his rambunctious yeshiva classmates to solve the cases. The first live-action adventure series on VHS (and DVD and CD-ROM) for Jewish children 6 to 12, these lively and imaginative episodic thrillers […]

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The la jewish journal

Yeshiva Spy Kid Videos Find a Niche by Gaby Wenig, Staff Writer Eight-year-old Sruli Slodowitz from Pico-Robertson likes dressing up as his favorite hero; no, it is not Batman, Superman or even Harry Potter — but Agent Emes, “an ordinary kid with an extraordinary mission” who is the 11-year-old protagonist in a new mystery adventure […]

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Arts Review Jewish children’s video gets its first screening Saturday, June 18, 2005 By Barry Paris, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It was bad enough when Dr. Lo-Tov (Hebrew for “no good”) kidnapped Pittsburgh rabbis from their yeshiva classes in order to sabotage the kids’ Torah studies. Now that evil-doer extraordinaire has a diabolical scheme to create a […]

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PITTSBURGH JEWISH CHRONICLE

Episode 4 AGENT EMES AND THE GIANT EGO REVIEW Support your local secret agent and you’ll support lessons and fun rolled into one. “Agent Emes and The Giant Ego,” the fourth in the Agent Emes adventure series by Pittsburgh filmmaker Leibel Cohen, opens on June 19. Although primarily aimed at children, even teenagers and adults […]

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New Jersey Jewish News

Reuven Russell: ‘Der emes’ by Ron Kaplan NJJN Staff Writer True story — emes. There’s this guy, see, Reuven Russell, son of a Borscht Belt comic. Your typical class clown who put his talents to work by studying theater. Along the way, on the standard college-age trip to Europe, he visited Dachau, which rekindled interest […]

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