Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774
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Tom Tugend, JTA
Some 65 years after a band of foreign volunteers took to the skies to ensure Israel’s birth and survival, filmmakers are racing to bring their exploits to the screen before the last of the breed passes away.
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A new documentary tells how a well-to-do Philadelphia couple rescued 50 Austrian children from the hands of the Nazis.
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Penny Schwartz, JTA
Marian Marzynski is an estemeed documentary filmmaker who's told many stories over the years. Now he's decided that his story is worth telling.
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Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust , a documentary which airs on WHYY April 7 and 8, tells the story of Jewish brothers with Philadelphia connections who saw a way to use their cigar business and political connections to save German and Austrian Jews at the start of World War II.
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Remember when Steve Martin's main gig was getting laughs walking on stage with a toy arrow through his head? Man, has he been on target in the years since those wild and crazy '70s! Nowhere was this more evident than on the Feb. 4 edition of "Saturday Night Live," which Martin hosted for a record-breaking 14th time in what turned...
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