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  • Lessons from “The Social Network”

    By Misha Henckel

    January 30, 2011 | 2:41 pm

    “The Social Network” is mostly a commentary on the life and personality of Facebook creator, Mark Zuckerberg. I finally watched it last night. Based on reports and reviews, I was prepared to despise the man. Instead, I felt nothing but admiration, and in all honesty a little bit of...

  • Top 10 Jews of Year - 2010

    By JewishJournal.com

    December 23, 2010 | 4:45 pm

    Our Annual (well, from now on) Top Jew of the Year list features Jews who embody the best in Jewish values.  And you don’t have to be Jewish to win: see our “Honorary Jew of the Year.”

    1) Jon Stewart

    For his intellect, his sense of humor, his willingness to speak truth to power,...

  • Time friends Facebook’s Zuckerberg with Person of the Year

    December 15, 2010 | 11:11 am

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year.

    The choice of Zuckerberg to grace the cover of Time’s year-end issue was announced Wednesday.

    In its introduction the magazine said that Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, was recognized “For connecting more...

  • Who does Aaron Sorkin really hate?

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 20, 2010 | 10:35 am

    In “The Social Network,” writer Aaron Sorkin insinuates that one of the central drives behind Mark Zuckerberg’s development of Facebook was the hot-blooded pursuit of women.

    Only, Sorkin’s script presents such a narrow, hackneyed view of women — they are either...

  • The Social Network

    By Rob Eshman

    October 6, 2010 | 10:39 am

    If you’ve ever heard me give a speech, you’ve heard me tell this story. It’s a good one, with the added quality of being true.

    A few years ago, a reader called my assistant and demanded I return his call immediately.

    I moaned — what editor isn’t used to returning those...

  • ‘The Social Network’: One talented misfit plays another

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 28, 2010 | 7:47 pm

    Jesse Eisenberg was practically born to play Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, the prickly antihero of “The Social Network.”

    Like his character, Eisenberg is 26, Jewish, fiercely bright, hails from a middle-class New York home and is testament to the idea that smart nerds will...

  • Briefs: Israel apologizes to the Beatles, Europe commemorates the Holocaust

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Beatles, Shea Stadium, 1965
    Israel Apologizes to the Beatles

    Israel is trying to atone for a decision to bar a tour by the Beatles 43 years ago. Israel's ambassador to London, Ron Prosor, has written a letter to relatives of the late Beatles singer John Lennon and guitarist George...

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