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  • Habonim spirit influences work of director Mike Leigh in ‘Happy-Go-Lucky’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 10, 2008 | 1:46 am

    Director Mike Leigh may be known as a bit of a curmudgeon, but he refuses to see his new film, "Happy-Go-Lucky," which revolves around a relentlessly optimistic teacher, as a departure.

    The 65-year-old British writer-director is famous for gritty realism in movies such as "Naked,"...

  • The Kids Are All Right

    July 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    There's an unusual program planned this summer for counselors and older campers at Camp Gilboa, Southern California's newest Jewish summer camp. They're taking part in a national referendum to decide their political relationship with the Israel Labor Party.

    It's a real vote, not an...