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  • L.A. Times apologizes for calling Ben Hur a Palestinian

    September 28, 2011 | 11:49 am

    The Los Angeles Times corrected an item about an anniversary release of a “Ben Hur” DVD that called the title character a Palestinian.

    The correction came following complaints from readers and the staff of CAMERA: Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America of a...

  • Obituaries

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Charlton Heston, Oscar Winner and Advocate, Dies at 84

    The life of Charlton Heston, who died last Saturday at the age of 84, was marked by certain ironies.

    He was an ardent civil rights activist, a Hollywood star who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. on Washington in 1963, but who...

  • ‘Mammy’ Over the Marx Brothers?

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 19, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    What's the best way to celebrate 350 years of Jewish life in America? If you're the National Foundation for Jewish Culture, you fete one of the top cultural achievements of American Jews -- the movie business -- with that favorite all-American pastime, the top 10 list.