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  • Letters to the editor: Hollywood, Selma and European Jews

    February 25, 2015 | 9:40 am

    The Future of European Jewry

    Couldn’t agree more (“Why Jews Must Stay in Europe,” Feb. 20). While Israel is and always will be a home to Jews from all around the world, clearing out of Europe is not the answer. 

    Noga Gur Arieh via jewishjournal.com

    Of course each side, so to...

  • Oscar gives nod to Jewish talent but bypasses Israel

    By  Tom Tugend

    February 23, 2015 | 12:16 am

    Given that there were few world famous Jewish names among nominees for the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood Sunday night, the tribe did fairly well.

    “The Great Budapest Hotel” tied with “Birdman” for the most Oscars, with four each, though the latter walked off with the best...

  • Nazis, suicide and the Jew behind ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 17, 2015 | 2:48 pm

    The Grand Budapest hotel is nestled into a snow-capped mountain dreamscape — a painterly paradise in the former republic of the fictional Zubrowka, which was once, we are told, “the seat of an empire.” It is a world awash in color, crazy characters and an antiquated glamour born of...

  • Meet Stefan Zweig, the Jewish novelist who inspired ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

    January 15, 2015 | 8:39 am

    Wes Anderson’s whimsical film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” was nominated for nine Academy Awards Thursday morning, just days after winning the Golden Globe for Best Comedy or Musical. Named one of the best films of the year by several top critics, it could earn Anderson, a director...

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  • Literary Journeys

    By Tom Teicholz

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The most memorable books I've read recently have been, ironically enough, three memoirs that stand out for their sensitivity, intelligence and literary quality.

    Jonathan Schwartz's "All in Good Time: A Memoir" (Random House) is a particularly well-crafted, deeply felt story of...

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