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  • Moving and shaking: FIDF Western Region Gala; Mega challah bake and more

    By Ryan Torok

    2 weeks ago

    The annual Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Western Region Gala on Nov. 5 was a star-studded event that raised more than $34 million. The evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel drew more than 1,200 attendees, including celebrities Jason Alexander, Gene Simmons, Liev...

  • Anything is fair game for ‘Ray Donovan’ showrunner

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 1, 2013 | 9:54 am

    Hollywood has always had its “fixers,” troubleshooters who clandestinely cover up celebrity scandals and screw-ups.

    Back in the 1930s, MGM’s Eddie Mannix and Howard Strickling helped manipulate events to make it look like Loretta Young’s love child with the married Clark Gable...

  • The Jewish Soul of Ray Donovan

    By Abe Fried-Tanzer

    July 8, 2013 | 8:20 am

    Welcome back to Awards Material. After a quiet start to the summer, we’re back just in time for Emmy nominations, which will be announced next week. But first, let’s take a look at a new show that won’t contend until next year’s awards. Ray Donovan premiered on Showtime last Sunday...

  • ‘Defiance’ celebrates Jews’ daring acts of WW II resistance

    By Tom Tugend

    December 25, 2008 | 6:28 pm

    "Every day of freedom is like an act of faith," says Tuvia Bielski, one of three brothers who led a partisan group battling Nazi troops in the forests of Belarus.

    Tuvia (Daniel Craig), Zus (Liev Schreiber) and Asael (Jamie Bell) are the heroes of "Defiance," which chronicles not only...