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  • Scarlett Johansson addresses Woody Allen, SodaStream controversies

    Scarlett Johansson defended herself for working with Woody Allen, who has been accused of sexual abuse by his adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow, and for promoting SodaStream, an Israeli-owned company that operates a factory in a West Bank settlement,...
  • Foreign Productions Dig Jerusalem Because of Mayor's Film-Friendly Policies

    Holy Jerusalem and sin-ridden New York may not have much in common, but that didn't stop Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, the high-tech millionaire turned two-term civil servant, from reaching out to Gotham counterpart Michael Bloomberg several years ago...
  • Zubin Mehta talks about his 'lasting marriage' to the Israel Philharmonic

     Zubin Mehta talks about his 'lasting marriage' to the Israel Philharmonic
    In this day of peripatetic music directors who juggle multiple appointments in various corners of the globe, most conductors are unable, or unwilling, to forge permanent relationships such as were commonplace in the symphony orchestra world several...
  • Israel-Syria tensions are high following cross-border violence

    Israel-Syria tensions are high following cross-border violence
    JERUSALEM -- Tensions between Israel and Syria remained high Wednesday, with stern warnings and mutual accusations following the recent eruption of violence along their border. Early Wednesday, Israeli warplanes struck Syrian military targets hours...
  • Israel attacks Syrian bases after four soldiers wounded

    JERUSALEM Israeli aircraft struck Syrian army positions early Wednesday after an explosion wounded four Israeli soldiers on the Golan Heights frontier, the military said, in the most serious flare-up of violence there since the start of Syria's 3-year-old...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back" by Ian Doescher; Quirk Books ($14.95) A long time ago in a galaxy far, far well, really about a year ago, William Shakespeare (died 1616)...
  • Frida Ghitis: Here's hoping Iran really wants peace

    Perhaps if the world's focus were not so intensely concentrated (as it should be) on Ukraine, or on the missing Malaysian plane, we would have paid more attention to an important development in the Middle East just a few days ago and to its grave...
  • Federal Reserve nominee Stanley Fischer defends Citigroup tenure

    WASHINGTON -- Stanley Fischer, the former Bank of Israel president nominated for the Federal Reserve's No. 2 job, defended his work on Wall Street and told senators at his confirmation hearing Thursday that he understood the effect of economic problems on...
  • Ayelet Waldman dreams of history in 'Love and Treasure'

    Ayelet Waldman dreams of history in 'Love and Treasure'
    Ayelet Waldman's "Love and Treasure" (Alfred A. Knopf, $26.95, April 1) is a triptych novel that follows the lives of American and Hungarian Jews across the 20th century. A story of relationships, art and loss, it moves among a granddaughter trying to...
  • Gaza tensions continue as mediators seek to clear the air

    Gaza tensions continue as mediators seek to clear the air
    JERUSALEM — An Islamist militant group said Thursday that it had agreed to a cease-fire after an intense round of rocket attacks on southern Israel from the Gaza Strip and retaliatory airstrikes by Israel's military. But several more rockets fell on...
  • Israel approves law to draft ultra-Orthodox men into military

    Israel approves law to draft ultra-Orthodox men into military
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli legislators approved a controversial law Wednesday to end the historic exemption of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men from mandatory military service, a decision some religious leaders decried as persecution. The Equal Service Law...