A Cairo-born man who scrawled graffiti on posters featuring Jews will not face a custodial sentence or have to pay compensation.
Yacoub Osman, who daubed angry comments such as "F**k Israel" and a swastika symbol on posters of Lord Sugar and Jewish film director Steven Spielberg at Chalk Farm tube station, was ordered to complete 50 hours of community service.
This year's most eagerly awaited film is Super 8, produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Lost creator JJ Abrams. The film, set in summer 1979, follows a group of friends who inadvertently film a train crash, then realise it wasn't an accident.
Steven Spielberg may make a film about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
DreamWorks, the film studio co-founded by the Jewish director in 1994, has bought the rights to a book about the organisation by a former senior WikiLeaks executive, according to showbiz website Deadline.
Film director Steven Spielberg was the subject of an Arab League boycott for his support of Israel, a US embassy cable released by WikiLeaks has revealed.
The Jewish filmmaker gave $1 million to Israel in 2006 during the second Lebanon war.
In response, members of the Arab League voted to block the sale or distribution of his work, covering films including the Holocaust drama Schindler’s List and Munich\, the story of the aftermath of the Munich Olympic attacks.
Last year, Tobi Rubinstein-Schneier bought her husband Rabbi Marc Schneier an endangered Asian lion as a 50th birthday present.
This year, it is the high-flying, 51-year-old rabbi's career that is endangered as his wife files for divorce in a bitter lawsuit.
Rabbi Schneier is being accused of an affair with a woman in her thirties, which resulted in her pregnancy. As a result of the allegations, the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA), the world's largest Orthodox rabbinical group, is now considering expelling him from their organisation.