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  • Steven Spielberg named 2013 Cannes Film Festival jury president

    He certainly was snubbed at the Oscars for missing the Best Director award, but perhaps this will serve as some sort of constellation prize: Jewish director Steven Spielberg has been tapped to lead the jury for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival this May in France. Spielberg called his selection an “honor and a privilege,” according to a statement… More ▸

  • Birthday haiku for Rosanna Arquette

    **** Maternal descent granddaughter of survivors half-jew and a half **** In Hollywood, you don’t get much more Jewish than a documentary named after Debra Winger (featuring Melanie Griffith and Whoopi Goldberg, et al). Happy Birthday Rosanna Arquette! Lookin’ good at 52. More ▸