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  • Filmmaker writes from experience for post-Holocaust drama ‘Mighty Fine’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 15, 2012 | 7:28 pm

    Filmmaker Debbie Goodstein has taken to heart the adage, “Write what you know.” Her 1989 Holocaust documentary, “Voices From the Attic,” recounts her mother’s years of hiding in a garret where snow descended through slats in the roof, a baby died and food was scarce.

    The...

  • Your Letters

    January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Lowering the Bar



    Gary Wexler is right: B'nai mitzvah celebrations are often excessive and inappropriate ("A Plea to Lower the Bar on Bar Mitzvahs," Jan. 10). But before blaming rabbis for their lack of attentiveness he ought to have done a little asking around. If he had, he might...

  • A Weekend of Art

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 19, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    It was a dream come true for devotees of revered cartoonist Art Spiegelman last weekend, as the chain-smoking New Yorker flew into town to speak before capacity crowds at Second Generation and Skirball Cultural Center programs.

    For those unfamiliar with his "Maus" graphic novels,...

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