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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A scene from the Israeli film Footnote, which aims to take
home the countrys first Academy Award for best foreign-language
film when the Oscars are given out on Feb. 26.

Jews at the Oscars, Shatner’s Priceline demise, Rogen and Miller’s tzedakah

By JTA Staff January 24, 2012

SIX DEGREES (NO BACON) | JEWISH CELEBRITY ROUNDUP NEW YORK (6nobacon.com)—The 2012 Academy Award nominations came out Tuesday and it seems like Billy Crystal will be hosting a big ol' Jewish party, providing traction to those who advance the canard...

Israeli Oscar entry ‘Footnote’ qualifies for shortlist

JTA January 18, 2012

LOS ANGELES -- “Footnote,” Israel’s Oscar entry for best foreign-language film, has qualified for the shortlist of nine semifinalists. The shortlist, which was culled from submissions by 63 countries, was revealed Wednesday by the Academy of Motion...

Joseph Cedar at the 2011 Cannes.

Israel again going to the Oscars gate with a Joseph Cedar entry

By Tom Tugend, JTA January 17, 2012

LOS ANGELES -- Joseph Cedar is on a pretty good run: The Israeli director has made four movies in his 11-year career, and the first three have represented his country at the Academy Awards for best foreign-language film. One made the cut of five finalists,...

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