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  • Oscar nominations: Holocaust themes and Jewish talent

    By  Tom Tugend

    January 14, 2016 | 12:07 pm

    The 2016 Oscar nominations are out and, beneath the best picture and best actor headlines, this year’s nods uncover and confirm two Jewish themes.

    More than 70 years after the killing of 6 million Jews came to an end, there is no sign of “Holocaust fatigue” among global...

  • ‘Son of Saul’ nominated for best foreign language Oscar

    January 14, 2016 | 10:44 am

    The Hungarian Holocaust film “Son of Saul” was nominated for the best foreign film Academy Award.

    The announcement was made early Thursday morning in a ceremony in Los Angeles.

    “Son of Saul,” which tells the story of a Jewish concentration camp inmate forced to help cremate his...

  • The spy turned big-shot Hollywood producer- read the translated interview with Arnon Milchan!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    December 10, 2013 | 12:55 pm

    What you are about to read sounds like a big Hollywood production, but it is the true story of the former life of the very successful film producer, Arnon Milchan, as an Israeli spy...

    The popular Israeli news show, Uvda (Fact) opened its 20th season with a revelation of one of...

  • “Who Won Best Circumcision?”  Top Ten Moments from Israel Film Festival Gala [AUDIO+SLIDESHOW]

    By JewishJournal

    March 16, 2012 | 2:49 pm

    The 26th Annual Israel Film Festival opened in Los Angeles Thursday night, March 16, with a gala at Paramount Studios honoring the actor Jonah Hill, Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa, the creators of the Showtime series “Homeland,” and Showtime President David Nevins.

    About 300...

  • Hollywood hot for Israel at Paramount gala; AJCongress honors human rights advocate

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 26, 2008 | 1:19 am

    Hollywood Hot for Israel at Star-Studded Paramount Gala Marking Anniversary

    There were Hollywood stars and powerful studio heads, politicians, multinational rappers, Israeli Cabinet ministers, the Keshet Chaim dance ensemble, two-dozen Israeli Boy and Girl Scouts, a 3-D film segment,...

  • Producer Arnon Milchan’s goal: Broker Mideast peace

    By Tom Tugend

    September 24, 2008 | 10:44 pm

    Arnon Milchan, ex-Israeli soldier, soccer star, shadowy arms consultant, international business entrepreneur and big-time Hollywood producer, does not lack confidence.

    His next ambition, for instance, is to make peace between Arabs and Jews and take care of the Iranian situation.


  • Hollywood stars to mark Israel’s Anniversary; Four Jewish scientists to receive science medals

    September 11, 2008 | 12:43 am

    Hollywood stars are due to turn out in force to celebrate Israel's 60th anniversary at a "From Vision to Reality" dinner and show on Sept. 18 at Paramount Studios.

    Among the announced guests are Jason Alexander, Warren Beatty, Heidi Klum and Seal, Debi Mazar, Kevin Spacey, Oliver...

  • ‘Pretty’ Prime Minister?

    By Tom Tugend

    May 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Ehud Olmert reportedly came up with the title for the Hollywood hit "Pretty Woman." Israel´s prime minister-elect was a Knesset lawmaker when he helped his friend, film producer Arnon Milchan, choose golden oldie "Pretty Woman" as the title song for the 1990 romantic comedy, Yediot...