Imagine what a movie showcasing an ordinary, lukewarm existence might look like. One without mobs or crooked cops and the only color in the characters’ lives is the blue on their collar. Worse still, life is totally ordinary and you live in Billings, Montana. Your great romantic...
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An insurance company is offering a $1.3 million reward for clues leading to the recovery of stolen diamonds and jewels owned by Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev.
The $136 million in jewelry was stolen July 28 from a resort in Cannes, France, where it was part of an exhibition on...
July 30, 2013 | 10:11 am
The theft of diamonds and jewels owned by Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev could be the largest jewelry heist in years after the worth of the stolen items was estimated at $136 million.
Immediately following the robbery on Sunday afternoon at a resort in Cannes, police estimated...
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Will the real anti-Semite please stand up?
Is it: a) Mel Gibson; b) Oliver Stone; c) John Galliano; d) Charlie Sheen; e) Lars von Trier — or (f) all of the above?
Trying to determine the worst offender may seem a Sisyphean task considering the past year’s almost farcical...
May 23, 2011 | 10:31 am
Israeli director Joseph Cedars won the best screenplay award at the Cannes film festival for his movie “Footnote.”
The director, whose film “Beaufort” was nominated for an Oscar in 2007, had already left Cannes on Sunday and was called back to receive his prize. He did not return in...
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A teacher's severed head drawn on a classroom blackboard, a student methodically emptying the shelves of the school library onto the floor, school phone lines that suddenly go dead -- these and other unsettling signs appear early on in Yaniv Berman's 2005 film "Even Kids Started...
June 16, 2005 | 8:00 pm
The Smart Card
The idea that in medieval Europe, among Christians, the smartest people generally practiced celibacy, while, among Jews, the scholars and rabbis had big families, had occurred to me some time ago ("Are Jews Smarter?" June 10).
Another possible reason for Jewish...
April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Location, location, location is the secret to many people’s success. But for Meir Fenigstein, founder of the Israel Film Festival, timing is the key. That’s why he’s moved the Los Angeles portion of his 21st annual Israel Film Festival from spring to late fall, where approximately...
May 16, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Jewish ire over a recent spate of anti-Semitic attacks in France may spread to a new battleground -- the film industry.
Concerned by the attacks, the American Jewish Congress (AJCongress) is urging Hollywood stars and studios to consider France's current and past anti-Semitism...
November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Challah if You Need Me
Last month The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' ACCESS program along with The Brandeis-Bardin Institute and numerous L.A. area singles organizations co-sponsored the Shabbat at Sunset Communitywide Dinner. The event may have been the follow-up to...
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