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  • Bonham Carter, Rabbi Mirvis named to British Holocaust panel

    January 27, 2014 | 2:37 pm

    Actress Helena Bonham Carter and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis were among those chosen for the new British Holocaust Commission.

    Members of the commission, which will investigate ways to educate Britons about the Shoah, were announced Monday by Prime Minister David Cameron, the...

  • “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Q & A with Author Eric Greene [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 5, 2011 | 6:09 pm

    Eric Greene is a civil rights activist and the regional director of the Progressive Jewish Alliance & Jewish Funds for Justice.  But I didn’t first meet him as a result of my job at the Jewish Journal.  Rather, it was the late 1990s and Eric was lecturing on the original five...

  • HARRY POTTER: The Deathly Hallows 2 Does Not Disappoint

    By Misha Henckel

    July 18, 2011 | 11:27 am

    If you haven’t yet seen the last of the Harry Potter franchise, you should. It’s a superb adaptation of the book, and the viewer will find that the saga comes to a most satisfying conclusion. My 14 year old daughter, an obsessive Potter fan, turned to me as the credits rolled and...

  • “Harry Potter” Producer David Heyman’s Jewish Connection

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 14, 2011 | 4:52 pm

    As the final chapter in the boy wizard franchise “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II” hits theatres July 15, producer David Heyman – who last spoke to me about his 2008 Holocaust film, “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas—will be closing a 12-year chapter of his life.

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  • Lessons from “The King’s Speech”

    By Misha Henckel

    January 27, 2011 | 9:02 pm

    Everyone must see “The King’s Speech!” This is a film about courage, inner strength, perseverance and finding one’s voice and one Self. It is about showing up even in the face of overwhelming odds, and about the value of true friendship.

    It’s a true story based on the life...

  • Harry Potter and the “Half-Blood” Jews

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 15, 2009 | 3:51 pm

    As “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” opens today to mostly stellar reviews, the title itself evokes why the book and film series have so resonated with Jewish audiences. Like all the “Potter” films – based on J.K. Rowling’s best-sellers – “Prince” is rife...

  • Helena Bonham Carter—Jewish mother?

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 30, 2008 | 5:25 am

    "I had not 'done' Jewish before," Helena Bonham Carter said breezily of why she chose to play a Jewish character in Paul Weiland's semi-autobiographical film, "Sixty Six."

    "So when Paul phoned up and said, 'Will you be my mother?' I said, 'Yes, of course' -- almost for sentimental...