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Posts Tagged: Woody Allen

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...

October 25, 2017 1:05 pm

What Woody Allen Wants to Do Before He Dies

Woody Allen told a sold-out crowd at the 92nd Street Y that he isn’t satisfied with his resume. “I would like to -- before I die, which...

October 7, 2013 2:00 pm

Dershowitz Recounts Meeting Netanyahu: He Asked Me if O.J. Did It

World famous attorney and regular Algemeiner contributor, Alan Dershowitz has made a name covering celebrities in the court of law. Now something of a celebrity...

August 2, 2013 2:11 pm

New Film ‘When Comedy Went to School’ Explores the Genesis of the Jewish Comedian (VIDEO)

"Why do Jewish people represent such a small percentage of the overall population but such an overwhelmingly large percentage of well-known comedians?" This question...

August 9, 2012 3:58 pm

Woody Allen is Not Slowing Down

Funny, serious, and controversial, Woody Allen's films evoke many emotions—but his Jewish upbringing sticks out in them like a matzo ball in chicken...

August 3, 2012 1:17 pm

The ‘Cinematic Zionism’ of Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks shows no outright sense of shame or victimhood in his humorous films, but his Jewishness is there without ambivalence, according to...

July 11, 2012 7:45 am

The Campaign to Bring Woody Allen’s Next Film to Israel

The Los Angeles Jewish Journal is campaigning online for director Woody Allen to film his next movie in Israel in light of several Allen films that...

February 24, 2012 12:22 pm

Jewish Contenders at the Oscars

"Footnote" is a film written and directed by Joseph Cedar and is Israel's 10th nomination for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards. Cedar considers...

December 20, 2011 10:23 am

Jewish Names and Hollywood

As kids we appeared in Winnipeg's Hebrew Theater. The comic-writer and director David Steinberg went on to fame in Hollywood. At one time he held...

August 26, 2011 11:59 am

Hollywood and Israel

During a visit to Israel this week, actor Jon Voight was interviewed by national daily Israel Hayom. In the course of the interview Voight commented that...

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...


UK Intel Says Russia Used Over 70 Iran-Made Drones in Ukraine in March

i24 News - Russia has reportedly launched at least 71 Iranian-made Shahed drones against Ukrainian targets since the beginning of March, Britain’s Defense Ministry said on Sunday. According to UK intelligence,...


Party Pressure Mounts on Netanyahu to Pause Judicial Overhaul

A top lawmaker from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party echoed on Sunday a call by the defense chief to pause a contested judicial overhaul, and raised the possibility...

Middle East

Gulf States Call on US to Condemn Smotrich’s Comments on Palestinians

i24 News - The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) announced Sunday that it had written a letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to condemn Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich’s...

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