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“Yankles” aim for homerun

By  Tom Tugend

June 2, 2012 | 1:26 pm

The Yankles (2009)

One of the most reliable movie plots has a bunch of losers (klutzes/ Dead End Kids/ prisoners) straighten out and fly right under the inspirational guidance of a gruff but kind-hearted... read on

  • From “Immigrant” to American

    By  Tom Tugend

    June 1, 2012 | 11:14 pm

    There is no more archetypical American story than that of the greenhorn immigrant, who first ekes out a living by the sweat of his brow, works his way up and kvells as his children and grandchildren become 100 percent American doctors or lawyers – or writers.

    Such is the story of... read on

  • Introducing Tom Tugend

    By  Tom Tugend

    April 30, 2012 | 6:28 pm

    Tom is a contributing editor for the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles and the West Coast correspondent for the Jerusalem Post in Israel, Jewish Chronicle in Britain, and the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in New York. He has written on films for the Los Angeles Times and occasional... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Tom is a contributing editor for the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles and the West Coast correspondent for the Jerusalem Post in Israel, Jewish Chronicle in Britain, and...

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