Meet Stefan Zweig, the Jewish Author Behind 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ was nominated for nine Oscars. Who was Stefan Zweig, the Jewish author whose works inspired the blockbuster movie?

'Grand Budapest Hotel' Leads Oscar Nominations

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards. Leading the pack is Wes Anderson’s “Grand Budapest Hotel,” with 9 nominations.

Myerson, 1957

Bess and the Jews: A Defining Moment?

Bess Myerson’s victory as Miss America in 1945 gave American Jews hope and joy post World War II. They would soon return the favor.

John Kerry To Give (Belated) 'Big Hug' to Paris

Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday his visit to France was to give a “big hug” to Paris after the deadly attack by Islamist gunmen on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

Roman Polanski Hopes To Avoid Extradition From Poland for 1977 Sex Conviction

Filmmaker Roman Polanski said on Thursday he did not expect Poland would comply with a request to extradite him to the United States over a 1977 child sex-crime conviction.