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DENIAL (2016)

My favorite Yiddish Expression is “Man Plans; God Laughs.” In this instance, the amazing life of Deborah Esther Lipstadt reached its ironic culmination the week of the first nationally televised debate between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald J. Trump. The … Continue reading

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KEEP QUIET

Directors Sam Blair and Joseph Martin masterfully depict the three year journey of former far-right Hungarian extremist, Csanad Szegedi, as he attempts to reconcile his anti-Semitic past with the discovery that he is not only Jewish, but the grandson of … Continue reading

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Tales Of Graceful Aging

From Dec ’07 Spotlight: I had the great good fortune to hear Nicole Hollander (best known as the creator of the nationally syndicated Sylvia cartoon strip) read from her new book Tales of Graceful Aging from the Planet Denial at … Continue reading

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Dec ’07 Spotlight

“Borders are crossed and recrossed daily, as exile, migration, expulsion, displacement, diaspora, homelessness and the trauma they bring about describe the human condition for millions of people,” wrote Ruth Behar in her “Foreword” to a collection of essays called Women … Continue reading

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Munich

From Feb ’06 Spotlight: By this time, you may well have read all the articles you’ll ever want to read about Steven Spielberg’s new film Munich. Wearing my film critic’s hat, I thought Munich was just OK. Looked at in … Continue reading

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Feb’06 Spotlight

WEIGHING IN ON ‘MUNICH’ By this time, you may well have read all the articles you’ll ever want to read about Steven Spielberg’s new film “Munich.” Wearing my film critic’s hat, I thought “Munich” was just OK. Looked at in … Continue reading

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