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  • Comedy writer Sol Weinstein dies at 84

    December 12, 2012 | 9:59 am

    When I first moved to California from Philadelphia in 1978, Leon Brown, editor of the Jewish Exponent, told me to look up his friend Sol Weinstein. 

    I already knew of Weinstein, as I had one of the books in his “Israel Bond Oy-Oy-7” series, “Loxfinger.” I did connect with him,...

  • Dumping George Clooney for Daniel Craig

    By Ilana Angel

    November 1, 2012 | 3:47 pm

    I dream a lot about George Clooney.  It’s not always the actual Clooney in my dreams, but most of the men I dream about have Clooney’s face. Any man who appears in my dreams, bus driver, teacher, fisherman, or pilot, looks like George Clooney.  I take comfort in knowing I will meet...

  • Bond Is Back!

    By Adam Wills

    January 11, 2011 | 4:11 pm

    Remember those gloom-and-doom predictions about the “007” franchise? MGM announced today that Daniel Craig is set to return as Bond ... James Bond.

    Production on the as-yet-titled 23rd Bond film begins later this year, and has a Nov. 9, 2012 release date. Sam Mendes will direct a...

  • Bibi’s wheels, two ladies dancing, popping the question

    November 8, 2010 | 10:52 am

    Here are some recent stories from Israel that you may have missed:

    Bibi’s million-dollar ride

    Few luxury cars come with an anti-grenade defense system or bulletproof tires, nor other serious security features such as a bulletproof armored cabin and an automated fire extinguishing...

  • Dr. No actor dies at 91

    By Adam Wills

    October 21, 2009 | 10:14 am

    Joseph Wiseman, the first actor to play a Bond villain on the big screen, died on Monday at his home in Manhattan. He was 91.

    Wiseman, a Canadian Jewish stage and screen actor who had roles in “The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz,” “The Night They Raided Minskys” and...