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  • Documentary on oldest living Holocaust survivor on Oscar short list

    At 109, Alice Herz-Sommer is the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor, the world’s oldest pianist and the second-oldest person living in England. She’s also the subject of the documentary “The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life,” now up for a possible Academy Award nomination. Of 40 candidates, it was one of eight to make… More ▸

  • Julio Iglesias says he’s ‘Jewish from the waist up’

    Latin love machine Julio Iglesias has just dished to The Jerusalem Post that he is Jewish “from the waist up.” The 70-year-old singer is not, in fact, some kind of Semitic centaur — he just skipped a certain traditional rite of passage. (Oh, you got that right away? Sorry — took us a minute to… More ▸