Eva Fogelman


Friday Film: Simone Weil’s Mission of Empathy

By Eva Fogelman

Friday Film: Simone Weil’s Mission of Empathy
Born to agnostic Jewish parents, Simone Weil was a French philosopher, a social and political activist, pacifist, prolific writer and Christian mystic. Today, she is barely remembered. Now, a new documentary has brought Weil back to the attention of American audiences.Read More


Bringing 'Darkness' To Light

By Eva Fogelman

Bringing 'Darkness' To Light
Agnieszka Holland’s Oscar-nominated film depicts the true story of a Polish sewer worker who helps Jews escape the Holocaust. He does it for money, not honor.Read More


Saviors at Nazi Ground Zero

By Eva Fogelman

Saviors at Nazi Ground Zero
Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List” introduced the world to the improbable enigma and moral dilemma of a German Nazi Party member who rescued Jews. The combined commercial forces of Spielberg and the Hollywood image-making machine turned Oskar Schindler into a larger-than-life hero.Read More



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