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Posts Tagged: Kirk Douglas

February 25, 2020 3:12 pm

Two Memories of the Late Kirk Douglas

In the 1990s, while traveling out regularly to Los Angeles, I would often meet with and study Torah and other Jewish texts with Kirk Douglas. He...

February 8, 2020 12:55 pm

Legendary Jewish Movie Star Kirk Douglas Laid to Rest

Legendary Jewish movie star Kirk Douglas has been laid to rest. The Spartacus star passed away this week at the age of 103, and on Friday...

December 14, 2018 10:12 am

Kirk Douglas and the Role of Jewish Masculinity

Kirk Douglas was born more than 100 years ago in Amsterdam, New York, 28 miles from Albany. Beginning life as Issur Danielovich, Douglas’ parents were...

March 16, 2015 4:43 pm

Michael Douglas Reveals Family’s Personal Experience With Anti-Semitism

Famed actor Michael Douglas revealed that his 14 year-old-son Dylan was the victim of an antisemitic attack last summer while vacationing in Europe. Douglas made the...

April 9, 2013 1:12 am

Kirk Douglas, Jewish ‘Ragman’s Son’ Turned Movie Star, Still Earning Accolades at 96

Film historian Bob Birchard describes an anti-Jewish prejudice in American culture that existed well into the 20th century, not at the level of the Nazi...

July 31, 2011 12:01 am

Top 10 Greatest Jewish Male Film Actors (Living)

In the arts in general, and in film particularly, Jews have contributed significantly through the years, embracing and taking their place among the pioneers of...


‘Difficult to Overstate’: Campus Antisemitism Affects Nearly Th...

Amid a global surge in antisemitic hate crimes and incidents, nearly three in four Jewish college students have reported experiencing...


Report of Israeli Hostage Family’s Deaths Overshadows Negotiations on...

Negotiations between Israel and Hamas to extend the Gaza truce were overshadowed at the last minute on Wednesday by an...

Middle East

Israel ‘Expanding’ Ground Operations in Gaza, Military Says

Israeli air and ground forces are stepping up operations in the Gaza Strip, Israel's chief military spokesperson said on Friday, amid reports of heavy bombing of the besieged enclave. Internet and...

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