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Portman and Peres

Opinion Point: A Path Portman Can’t Follow

Above: Portman and Peres Editor’s Note: Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman backed out of a major award ceremony meant to honor her in Jerusalem, with her representatives citing her distress over “recent events” in Israel. She later issued a statement saying that her objection was to the scheduled presence of the Israeli prime minister at the ceremony.…

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Natalie Portman

Opinion Counterpoint: Natalie Portman’s Act Of ‘Love’ (And Darkness)

Above: Portman and Peres Editor’s Note: Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman backed out of a major award ceremony meant to honor her in Jerusalem, with her representatives citing her distress over “recent events” in Israel. She later issued a statement saying that her objection was to the scheduled presence of the Israeli prime minister at the ceremony.…

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Celebrity Jews: At The Movies & Streaming TV

AT THE MOVIES Opening May 4: I was hoping that the new French language film Godard Mon Amour would be a charming period comedy. The director, Michel Hazanavicius, 51, showed he could do light comedy with The Artist (2011), a silent pic that won the best picture Oscar. The basis of his new film, Godard…

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Celebrity Jews: At The Movies

Super Troopers 2, I Feel Pretty and You Were Never Really Here Opening April 20: Super Troopers 2 is a sequel to the 2011 film about five wacky Vermont State Troopers. This light comedy co-stars Emmanuelle Chriqui (Sloane on Entourage), 42. She’s a Canadian of Moroccan Jewish background. Rob Lowe and Lynda “Wonder Woman” Carter…

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Milana Vayntrub

Rising Star

Up-and-coming actress, comedian and activist Milana Vayntrub headlines this year’s Woman’s World. Catch a rising star at this year’s Lois Linden Nelson Woman’s World, presented May 2 by the Congregation Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood. The rising stars include career-building actress Milana Vayntrub, emerging synagogue leader Jeri Fishman (see below) and specialized merchandise introduced by new pop-up…

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