Hollywood’s Oscar-Winning Rabbi Takes Jewish History to the Stars

Marvin Hier puts two decades of documentary filmmaking to work—but for what cause?

Steven Spielberg Very Influential, New Poll Says

Tops Forbes list with an influence score of 47

Jewish Man Saved by Oskar Schindler Dies at 89

Abraham Zuckerman was featured in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List

The Five Best Jewish Christmas Films

Die Hard, ScroogedTrading Places, and more

Steven Spielberg is an Embarrassing Proud Dad

Used his phone to film his kids’ band playing a concert in NYC

The Break-Up That Rocked Israel

Beloved celebrity couple Yehuda Levi and Ninet Tayeb split after eight years

Sundown: Collision Averted at Eilat Airport

Plus rent Spielberg’s house, Joan Rivers wants Bristol Palin’s life, and more

Big Jew-Off at Cannes

European cineastes clash with American ironists and shlock-meisters at the film-world’s biggest hoedown

Wu-Tang’s Kiddush

My family Kiddush became the haunting opening for Schindler’s List, and was sampled by the hip-hop collective

Sundown: Roger Ebert Dies at 70

Plus feminist protests in Europe turns some heads

Kubrick’s Lost Holocaust Film

America’s greatest Jewish director was haunted by the Nazi horror—too much to address it directly in film

There May Be Two New Big Films About Moses

And Steven Spielberg has dropped out of one of them

Daybreak: A Brooklyn Tragedy

Plus locusts descend upon Egypt

Tablet Goes to the Oscars

What if LincolnLife of Pi, and other Academy Award-nominated films got sequels starring Jewish characters?

Hollywood’s New Shoah

The Golden Globes and Oscars reward Lincoln and Django. Are slavery movies the new Holocaust flicks?

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