U.N. 'Alarmed' by Downward Spiral in Mideast

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is alarmed that the Israelis and Palestinians are engaged in a downward spiral of actions and counter actions and calls on both sides not to exacerbate existing divisions, a senior U.N. official said on Thursday.

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My Magical Mystery Travelogue

A wild carrot. A shadow. An author. A surreal journey. Liana Finck’s latest comic takes you into her world. And then, far beyond it.

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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?

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'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.

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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.

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