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Helen Mirren stars in 'The Debt'

By Jennifer Lipman, September 1, 2011
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Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman wrote the screenplay for The Debt, a film about a former Mossad agent whose Nazi-hunting past catches up on her. Starring Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington, it is directed by Shakespeare in Love director John Madden.

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Cher Horowitz: the original Jewish princess

By Jennifer Lipman, August 25, 2011
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A montage of all the outfits worn by Alicia Silverstone as Cher Horowitz in the 1995 comedy Clueless.

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Rachel Weisz stars in political thriller Page Eight

By Jennifer Lipman, August 17, 2011
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A first look at the David Hare's new spy thriller, which stars Jewish actress Rachel Weisz as well as Bill Nighy and Michael Gambon. The film, set in Cambridge and London, has been chosen to close the Toronto Film Festival 2011.

Page Eight will be broadcast on BBC Two later this year.

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Lipa Schmeltzer: a song for Leiby Kletzy

By Jennifer Lipman, August 11, 2011
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Lipa Schmeltzer has made a musical tribute to the murdered child Leiby Kletzky, blending photographs, CCTV footage and scenes from the recording studio.

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The next Rebecca Black: Allen Samuels is Livin De Life

By Jennifer Lipman, August 10, 2011
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Is he, as he claims, a 55-year-old New Jersey casino executive? Or is he someone else? Following in the footseps of Rebecca Black, here is the next internet music sensation.

Either way, in his own words: "It aint about the Asians and it aint about the Jews. It aint about the Christians, Muslims, yo fools."

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Jewish divorce: punk rock style

By Jennifer Lipman, August 7, 2011
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"GET", a song about Jews and divorce by punk band The Groggers.

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Jesse Eisenberg and the pizza kidnap plot

By Jennifer Lipman, August 5, 2011
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The Academy Award nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg stars as an unlucky pizza delivery guy in this heist comedy, released in the UK next month.

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Moneyball: Aaron Sorkin's sports film

By Jennifer Lipman, August 2, 2011
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Last year, his script for the Facebook film set Hollywood alight.

This year, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin takes on the world of baseball with Moneyball, the true story of an attempt to turn a failing team around.

Stars include Jewish actor Jonah Hill, Brad Pitt and Philip Seymour Hoffman. The film is released in the UK on November 25.

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Dear Friend Hitler: Bollywood's take on the Nazis

By Jennifer Lipman, July 29, 2011
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A trailer for the film Gandhi to Hitler; a Bollywood film about the correspondance between Hitler and Gandhi.

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Curb Your Enthusiasm: Palestinian chicken

By Jennifer Lipman, July 29, 2011
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Larry and Jeff got to a Palestinian chicken restaurant and take a comic look at the Middle East

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