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  • Stations of the Six-Pointed Star

    By Rob Eshman

    May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    The two greatest Jewish inventions of the 20th century are, to my mind at least, Hollywood and Israel.

    Yes, there were individual Jews whose genius shaped the past century -- Freud, Marx, Einstein and, of course, Bob Dylan -- but Hollywood and Israel are two enterprises a great many...

  • Spectator - Hard Truths of ‘Hamburg’

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Polish journalist Hanna Krall's "The Woman From Hamburg: And Other True Stories" (Other Press, $19) is based on interviews she did that in some way involved the Holocaust. But when one of the 12 stories was recently featured in The New Yorker's fiction issue, an accompanying note...

  • Arts and Entertainment

    By Tom Tugend

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    Few academic disputes are fiercer than among biblical archaeologists, and "Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land" is bound to raise the tone of the arguments by a few more octaves.

    The hour-long NOVA documentary, airing on PBS station KCET on Nov. 23 at 8 p.m., follows an expedition to a...

  • A Temple’s Pride

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    When visiting Berlin you can't miss the golden dome of the New Synagogue on Oranienburger Strasse. It towers over the city skyline and stands as a reminder of the rich history of Berlin Jewry. Crowned with the Star of David, the dome also reminds us of persecution and near...