Ben Zauzmer says that the Jewish love of calculating odds is no coincidence: 'that same spirit with which we approach religion is also I think a very useful one to approach statistics with'
Sharon Maymon, screenwriter for the Oscar-winning short film 'Skin', returned home without a statuette, but he's not wasting time worrying about that
'Let’s all mobilize, let’s all be on the right side of history, let’s choose love over hate, let’s do the right thing,' Lee told the audience in a swipe at Trump
'A Night at the Garden' was one of five films in contention for best documentary, short subject, at Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony - having lost to 'Period. End of Sentence'
Some key moments from one of the more unusual nights in recent Oscar memory
Queen itself once counted a Jewish keyboardist from Canada as a member of its band
Filmmaker Julie Cohen on how she managed to gain access to the notoriously private Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life, and why every American woman is standing on this diminutive Jewish woman’s shoulders
President Trump, Lee suggested, gave his film a coda that wrote itself
The Oscars this year will reflect a prolonged effort to bridge the widening gap between the movies Hollywood likes to praise and the ones people actually go to theaters to see
With her sharp wit, elegance and photogenic face, the Israeli actress oozes charm. But does she have what it takes to not only present an Oscar, but actually win one?
Host Jimmy Kimmel took aim at Hollywood's men at this year's Academy Awards, even explaining why 'Oscar' himself is the film industry's most respected male
Oscar night was rife with anti-Trump protests and speeches, but Audible's '1984' ad may have been the most subtle and resonate of all.
There was plenty of Trump bashing at the Oscars, but for once, the screw up wasn't his.
'White Helmets' cinematographer Khaled Khateeb wasn't allowed into the U.S. after officials found 'derogatory information' on him.
'La La Land' producer had taken the stage to accept the award before realizing that the team from 'Moonlight' were the real winners.
From 'La La Land' to a film about a Holocaust survivor’s violin, the 2017 Oscar is more Jewish than you even knew.
Khaled Khateeb was set to board a flight from Turkey to Los Angeles with visa in hand before finding out that U.S. officials had discovered 'derogatory information' about him.
Distributed by Netflix, the movie portrays the White Helmets, whose volunteers scramble between Syrian cities to save people buried under the rubble of their homes.
All Louis B. Mayer actually wanted was to stymie unionization but he soon realized Oscars were a way to get Hollywood to eat out of his hand.
'La La Land' won in eight of the 11 categories in which it was nominated, cementing its status as an early front-runner in the Hollywood awards season.
Director Laszlo Nemes says it will be hard for him to continue creating after the enormity of winning the Oscar for best foreign-language film.
Despite the #OscarsSoWhite protest, I would bet that of the 6,200 Academy members, those who chose not to nominate any black actors or actresses because of their race was zero. Even subconsciously: zero.
'The Big Short' writer Charles Randolph thanks his wife in Hebrew, Ali G makes a comeback and 'Son of Saul' takes the award for Best Foreign Feature during Hollywood’s biggest night.
'If I win the Oscar I will be winning for me, not for any country or people,' Basil Khalil, director of the Oscar-nominated short film ‘Ave Maria,’ tells Haaretz.
Listen to all those people telling you not to make the trip. They have important points to make. Then go anyway.
Jews once fought the discrimination against them in Hollywood. Now they have the means and reason to fight the film industry’s racism against blacks.
In a federal lawsuit, the organization accuses the marketing firm behind the swag bags of using its trademarks to raise their profile.
The contents of the gift bag provided to select nominees also include a walking trip to Japan, free rental of Audi cars for a year and the bizarrely named Vampire Breast Lift.
Tourism ministry slips $55,000 trip to Israel in gift bag for upcoming Oscar ceremony, hoping to woo DiCaprio, Stallone and other celebrities.
Who needs the little gold statue? Nominees in the main categories will receive an extravagant gift basket valued at $200,000.