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  • Israeli Actress Liraz Charhi in “Fair Game” [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 3, 2010 | 6:18 pm

    Doug Liman’s “Fair Game” – about the outing of CIA operative Valerie Plame by the George W. Bush Administration – is earning Oscar buzz for stars Naomi Watts and Sean Penn.  But Israeli actress Liraz Charhi also stands out for her pivotal, heartbreaking turn as Zahraa, an...

  • Fairness not just a game for director

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 27, 2010 | 9:45 am

    Director Doug Liman’s Manhattan home is adorned with more than a dozen photographs and even a painting of his late father, the legendary Jewish attorney Arthur Liman. While the nameplate on his doorbell reads Bourne, J. — a reference to the hero of his hit spy thriller, “The...

  • Is Valerie Plame Jewish?

    By Rob Eshman

    May 28, 2010 | 4:12 pm

    The new Sean Penn/Naomi Watts movie “Fair Game” is a dramatic retelling of the outing of CIA operative Valerie Plame.  Now we all know Plame as the one-time CIA agent whom Bush administration officials outed as a way to get back at her husband, Iraq War whistleblower Joseph C....