Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775
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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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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
A new film has exposed a rift between those who view the Toulouse killer's actions as the product of deep anti-Semitic currents among jihadists and others who believe Mohammed Merah was driven largely by emotional problems stemming from a difficult childhood and possible psychiatric illness.
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The new documentary, A Place at the Table, shows that 50 million Americans — including one in four children — don’t know where their next meal is coming from.
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A film festival in Tel Aviv is screening a film made by two Jews about a Mormon dedicated to preserving Buddhist texts.
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