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Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film with Mark Rylance, “The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara,” will shine a light on an obscure battle between the Papacy and an Italian Jewish family that led to outrage and controversy in Europe and the United States in the mid-19th century.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably moderately aware that the 88th annual Academy Awards are on Sunday. The Jews will be making quite the appearance in the three-hour special: as nominees, presenters and plotlines.
Remember when Adrian Brody laid a big smooch on Halle Berry after winning best actor for “The Pianist”? Or Barbra Streisand, clad in a black see-through number, looked lovingly down at her Oscar and said, “Hello gorgeous”?
If you watched the Oscar last night, you, like me, might be all “thank you”-ed out. It’s all about the “members of the academy,” God and mom and dad. Last night, a film-maker even thanked his dog.
(Reuters) — Hollywood director Steven Spielberg said on Monday he hoped that the Holocaust commemorations taking place in Poland on Tuesday will be a warning for future generations, in light of a rising tide of anti-Semitism and intolerance against Jews.