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  • IDEAS and ideals spell innovation for Israel

    By Ryan Torok

    June 25, 2015 | 3:19 pm

    In some ways, the secret to good movie-making remains as simple as ever, according to Steve Tisch, the Oscar-winning producer of “Forrest Gump.” “People want to see movies that move them, entertain them,” he said. “They want to laugh.” 

    Tisch, a philanthropist who donated $10...

  • Philanthropists honored for lifetime of giving

    By Ryan Torok

    June 27, 2013 | 4:30 pm

    Iranian Jewish philanthropist Izak Parviz Nazarian, 83, watched from his seat while Dora Kadisha, his daughter, spoke from a nearby stage about her love of Israel, her community and helping other people. It was her father who taught her the importance of this mentality, she said.