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Katzenberg: Ready to take a gamble

Second of a three-part series. (The first part can be read in the July 26 issue of Heritage) Jeffrey Katzenberg grew up in Manhattan, the son of an artist mother and a stockbroker father. By the time...

 

Did Hollywood Heil Hitler?

Many people, Jew and non-Jew alike, have wondered who they might have been during the Holocaust. A righteous gentile like Schindler? A self-serving member of the Judenrat? In other words, a person of courage or cowardice? Now, nearly seven decades la...

 

Katzenberg: Mogul on a mission

First of a three-part series. My big mistake, upon arriving at Jeffrey Katzenberg’s office, is that I didn’t bring my ballet slippers. But no one really told me about the choreography of a visit...

 

'Gatsby's' Jew

F. Scott Fitzgerald proclaimed his distaste for Jews with his clichéd portrait of gangster Meyer Wolfsheim in his Jazz Age opus “The Great Gatsby.” The crucial but peripheral character is never described in detail, save for an upfront...

 

Philip Roth says he has '2 great calamities to face'

The camera opens on a frazzled Philip Roth. He is futzing with the horseshoe of hair he has left, rubbing his face and furrowing his unruly brow as a look of supreme unease settles over his face. For a man who recently announced his retirement, he...

 

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