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  • TV: From Bensonhurst to Vermont, via Hollywood

    By Pat Sierchio

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Gary David Goldberg did not set out to be a screenwriter. He was already 30 when a teacher at San Diego State University guided him toward the profession. That fateful nudge set Goldberg on his path to becoming a successful writer/producer and director of a string of films and...
  • Coen brothers, Chabon teaming up on ‘Yiddish Policemen’

    By Ben Harris

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Senior Writer Brad A. Greenberg recently interviewed Chabon

    In some ways, it's a most natural shidduch.

    There's Michael Chabon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist whose best-selling 2007 book, "The Yiddish Policemen's Union," marked a turning point in the author's growing...

  • Film: Talmudic tradition translates into ‘Treatment’

    By Susan Josephs

    June 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In another life, Oren Rudavsky might have been a psychoanalyst. "I often think of it as my alternate career, he said.

    In this life, Rudavsky has forged a successful career as a New York City-based filmmaker known for award-winning documentaries about Jewish life, including the...