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Home Away From Home

A new documentary chronicles the end of the road for Holocaust survivors’ Catskills bungalow colony

Shades of Gray

A new film shines a light on Rudolph Kasztner, controversial Holocaust-era figure

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Why Jewish producers kept Jewish women off stage and screen

A Hasid Among Us

As Natalie Portman makes her screen debut in ultra-Orthodox garb, we scan film history for her antecedents

War Movies

Samuel Maoz’s ‘Lebanon’ is the latest of three recent films about the 1982 Lebanon war

Taking It Seriously

The Coen brothers’ new movie is a masterful meditation on Judaism

Whither the Sheygets?

As Johnny Castle in ‘Dirty Dancing,’ Patrick Swayze was the last—and best—of a breed

Ramallah, Illinois

Is a film about Palestinians inherently political?

Mindless Violence

The Baader-Meinhof Gang had all the brains of an action flick

Inglorious Indeed

Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ a Jewish revenge fantasy, does violence to Jewish morality

G.I. Jew

In Israel, the ‘real American hero’ was a different kind of soldier

On Cinematography

Susan Sontag, in a rare turn as filmmaker, visited a traumatized Israel in 1973

Sitmom

A documentary examines the life of Gertrude Berg, the driving force behind TV’s The Goldbergs

The Queens of Bollywood

When Jewish women were the leading ladies of Indian cinema

In the Beginning

‘Year One’ writer-director Harold Ramis looks back on his early days

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