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  • Jay Leno returning as host of Genesis Prize ceremony — this time for Michael Douglas

    March 9, 2015 | 3:11 pm

    For the second time, former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno will emcee the Genesis Prize award ceremony in Israel.

    The Genesis Prize Foundation made the announcement in a news release on Monday. Actor Michael Douglas will receive what is billed as “the Jewish Nobel Prize” on June...

  • Judaism at the Oscars

    By Abe Fried-Tanzer

    December 17, 2012 | 2:16 pm

    It’s no secret that there are Jews all over Hollywood. Both behind the scenes and in front of the camera, it’s hard to find a film or TV show that doesn’t have a Jew involved in some capacity. Jews win Oscars, Emmys, and other awards all the time. This blog will focus on those...

  • Oscar opens up: Cameras, candor and Sacha Baron Cohen

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 27, 2012 | 1:55 pm

    The year of Hollywood celebrating itself reached its apotheosis at the 84th annual Academy Awards, as the films, stars and telecast paid tribute to cinema’s enduring legacy.

    Introducing the broadcast, actor Morgan Freeman emphasized the universality of film, spouting treacly...