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Here’s Looking at You, Kid

As the Hollywood studio classic turns 75, a ‘delightful’ new history, ‘We’ll Always Have Casablanca,’ tells all about how a bunch of Jewish refugees made a great movie about Jewish refugees escaping the Nazis

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How the Epstein Twins Drove Jack Warner Nuts

The Hollywood screenwriting duo behind ‘Casablanca’ and ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ playfully battled the studio boss over McCarthyism, unions, and Jews

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Here’s Looking at You, Kinder

This week on Unorthodox, Lynn Harris on comedy empowering women and author Robert Wright on Buddhism

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Hollywood’s Greatest Masterpieces Get Religion, Unlike Schlocky Biblical Dramas

Forget ‘Noah’ or ‘Son of God’; to engage religious viewers, Hollywood should make more films like 'Groundhog Day' or '2001'

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A Jew Broadcasts to Morocco, Building a Relationship With a Muslim Audience

‘Risalat New York,’ the Arab world’s only non-Israeli Jewish-hosted radio show, offers perspective from Brooklyn

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Film Critic Stanley Kauffmann (1916-2013)

He elegantly wrote on films and plays for 55 years

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The Brothers Who Co-Wrote ‘Casablanca’

Writers Julius and Philip Epstein are also forebears of baseball's Theo Epstein

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Sundown: Russell’s Ark

Plus the limits of the lobby, and more in the news

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Everybody Comes to Rick’s—Especially the Jews

Why a little part of Bastille Day and ‘La Marseillaise’ is also ours

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The Usual Suspects

A journalist investigates a mysterious murder in Casablanca, home to the last Jewish community in the Arab world. An excerpt from the forthcoming The Honored Dead.

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