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  • ‘Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg’ — Come See the Picture Shows

    By Tom Tugend

    April 16, 2009 | 12:56 am

    Some 30 feature and short movies will explore the Jewish experience, across time and space, at the fourth Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, April 23-30, at Beverly Hills, Westside, Encino, Pasadena and West Hills theaters.

    The eclectic menu includes celebrations of such past...

  • Eating Bambi, Zell again, Bergson, broken heart

    August 14, 2008 | 1:45 am


    I was relieved to learn that Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie of Chabad of Yorba Linda found that the working conditions and safety benefits at the Agriprocessors plant were "above par" ("Eating Bambi," Aug. 8).

    Has he done a comprehensive survey of meatpacking plants in the...
  • TV ‘terrorist’ plays Jewish hero on stage

    By  Orit Arfa

    August 12, 2008 | 10:20 pm

    I was on my sofa in Jerusalem reading the opening credits of my favorite TV show, "24,' looking for Jewish names to figure out exactly how many Jews control Hollywood. Lo and behold, I see my friend's name: Steven Schub.

    I met Schub through a networking website that connects that...
  • ‘Forgotten Hero’ of the Shoah Peter Bergson gets his due times two

    By Tom Tugend

    July 30, 2008 | 10:58 pm

    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, bowing to a high-profile petition campaign, agreed last week to include the story of the Peter Bergson Group in its permanent exhibit.

    By coincidence, and at the same time, the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles presented the West Coast...