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  • The ‘cinematic Zionism’ of Mel Brooks

    July 31, 2012 | 12:03 pm

    Mel Brooks shows no outright sense of shame or victimhood in his humorous films, but his Jewishness is there without ambivalence, according to experts.

    “There is a simple pride and comfort in his Jewish skin,” Gabriel Sanders, director of public programs at The Museum of Jewish...

  • Stolen Torah scrolls have new homes

    September 22, 2010 | 10:49 am

    Two Torah scrolls rescued from thieves were given to the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, which has found new homes for them.

    The scrolls, each about 150 years old, were given to the JDC by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office in a handover ceremony Tuesday at the...