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Samplings from the New York Jewish Film Festival

by Mitchell Abidor   THE ALWAYS INTERESTING New York Jewish Film Festival will be running from January 10 to January 23 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Information on screenings can be found at nyjff.org. What follows is just a sample of the riches on view. The Romanian director Radu Jude is one of the […]

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August 28: Taking Photos and Recruiting Spies

Edith Tudor Hart (Suschitzky), an Austrian-British photographer who helped recruit Kim Philby and Anthony Blunt to spy for the USSR, was born in Vienna on this date in 1908. Raised in a socialist family, she studied photography at Walter Gropius’s Bauhaus (and also trained as a Montessori teacher in Vienna). Tudor Hart fled with her […]

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