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Tag: Steven Spielberg
December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm
November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Since my return from Mississippi, I have been told that as a community we have done all there is to be done by offering new beginnings to evacuees who have left their homes in New Orleans ("Going in After Katrina," Sept. 16). We have sent lots of money to the ravaged...
October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm
September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Interfaith Fasting for Yom Kippur
Jews aren't the only ones fasting this High Holiday season.
Two other religious organizations, one Christian, one Muslim, have joined with a Jewish one to call on Americans to take part in a nationwide fast of reflection, repentance, reconciliation...
September 4, 2005 | 8:00 pm
This Sunday, as America commemorates the fourth anniversary of the World Trade Center attack, films, television, plays and books are just beginning to grapple seriously with the phenomena of suicide bombings and terrorism.
The lag time between a cataclysmic experience and its...
August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm
In the backlot at Universal Studios, somewhere between the lake where Jaws lurks and the courthouse square where Michael J. Fox sped back to the future, researchers in nondescript trailers are finishing up one of the most ambitious projects involving the Holocaust.
It is here, at the...
August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Fun Way to Fund
Dancing, networking, pool playing, raffle bidding and martini drinking were the main themes of the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) highly successful Young Leaders Summer Soiree fundraising party. Proceeds from the Aug. 11 event at Gotham Hall went toward the ADL's...
August 4, 2005 | 8:00 pm
According to reports in various newspapers last week, NBC-Universal is contemplating acquiring DreamWorks' live-action feature-film division, or as it used to be called, their movie studio. Regardless of whether the acquisition is consummated, it reflects a sad truth: Steven...
July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm
March 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
A widely circulated Internet report that Steven Spielberg was planning to produce a trilogy of films exposing Christian brutality has been denounced as a hoax and "mean prank" by the filmmaker's chief spokesman.
The report, headed, "Spielberg Fights Fire With Fire," quotes him as...
December 19, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Spielberg Donates $1 Million to Aid Israel
Producer-director Steven Spielberg pledged $1 million to aid Israeli terrorism victims and has named five Israeli and U.S. organizations as the initial recipients of the grant. Spielberg's Righteous Persons Foundation cited the...
November 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Steven Spielberg has inspired dozens of biographies, none of them written with the filmmaker's consent. But Susan Goldman Rubin's new book, "Steven Spielberg: Crazy for Movies" (Harry N. Abrams, 2001), has input from Spielberg's production company and in-depth interviews with his...
September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm
After videotaping the testimonies of more than 50,000 Holocaust survivors during the past seven years, a foundation created by filmmaker Steven Spielberg will now shift its focus to an even more daunting task, a worldwide educational campaign against prejudice, intolerance and...
July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm
April 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm
To mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, KCET and other PBS stations will broadcast Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" at 8 p.m. April 19 and 21.
The 8 p.m. screening April 21 will be followed at 11:30 p.m. by the 90-minute documentary "Schindler."
On April 20, the actual date of...
July 27, 2000 | 8:00 pm
June 15, 2000 | 8:00 pm
"George Gershwin Alone," the only one-man show ever permitted by the heirs of the composer for the commercial stage, began in the shadow of the Holocaust.
The year was 1995. Actor-pianist-composer Hershey Felder, fluent in French, Hebrew, Yiddish and English, had been invited to...
September 23, 1999 | 8:00 pmLeah Adler has a couple of secrets. She leaves the lime out of the guacamole. She adds burnt onions to everything from egg salad to creamed spinach crepes. And she wrote her son Steven "gastro-intestinal notes" when he wanted to play hooky from school.
"I go my own way," she says...
December 10, 1998 | 7:00 pmWhen Steven Spielberg and his three sisters were growing up in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Spielbergs celebrated Chanukah like any other Jewish family -- well, almost.
"You have to realize that everything in our household was exciting, everything had an edge of hysteria," says Leah Adler,...
May 7, 1998 | 7:59 pmIn a world normally reserved for men, Mimi Lederhas achieved remarkable success. Chosen by Steven Spielberg to directtwo of his DreamWorks studio's first features, she is making a namefor herself as a talented action-entertainment director.
So it seems reasonable to expect that, in...