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In 'Fabelmans', Spielberg highlights his own Jewish identity

At ‘The Fabelmans’ premiere, Steven Spielberg discusses how his Jewish identity is portrayed in the autobiographical film.

In 'Fabelmans', Spielberg highlights his own Jewish identity

A movie about kidnapped Italian Jew Edgardo Mortara moves forward without Steven Spielberg

Film about Edgardo Mortara, a 19th-century Italian Jew who was kidnapped by the Catholic Church, moves forward, but without Steven Spielberg

A movie about kidnapped Italian Jew moves forward sans Spielberg

Spielberg’s West Side Story — good art, bad politics

For Spielberg and Kushner, Israelis never get a break, even in a movie, while West Side Story is replete with their radical iberalism.Op-ed.

Spielberg’s West Side Story — good art, bad politics

Richard Donner, Jewish director of Superman and Lethal Weapon, dies at 91

Celebrated director credited with being a major influence on the rise of the superhero franchise that dominates modern Hollywood releases.

Richard Donner, Jewish director of Superman, dies at 91player

Steven Spielberg launches foundation to fund Jewish-themed documentaries

Filmmaker announces creation of Jewish Story Partners, aimed at promoting production of Jewish-themed documentaries.

Spielberg launches foundation to fund Jewish documentaries

Steven Spielberg casts Seth Rogen to play his ‘favorite uncle’ in upcoming semi-biopic

Upcoming semi-autobiographical film inspired by Steven Spielberg's life to feature Seth Rogen.

Steven Spielberg casts Seth Rogen to play his ‘favorite uncle’

Steven Spielberg to donate his Genesis Prize winnings to racial justice organizations

Steven Spielberg is donating his Genesis Prize earnings to Jewish and non-Jewish groups working to promote 'racial and economic justice.'

Spielberg donates Genesis Prize winnings to racial justice orgs.

Steven Spielberg is writing and directing a movie based on himself

Spielberg to direct and co-write a movie loosely based on his childhood in Arizona.

Steven Spielberg writing and directing a movie based on himself

Steven Spielberg named 2021 Genesis Prize laureate

Famed director becomes the 9th Genesis Prize honoree.

Steven Spielberg named 2021 Genesis Prize laureateplayer

Arnold Spielberg, father of Steven Spielberg, dead at 103

Arnold Spielberg helped his son make his first movie. His World War 2 service inspired Steven Spielberg to direct 'Saving Private Ryan.'

Arnold Spielberg, father of Steven Spielberg, dead at 103

Steven Spielberg's company buys rights to novel about Arab-Israeli conflict

Steven Spielberg’s film production company acquires rights to new novel about Israeli and Arab fathers who bond after losing children.

Spielberg buys rights to novel about Arab-Israeli conflict

Steven Spielberg family’s kosher restaurant is reopening

Spielberg’s family will reopen LA kosher restaurant two years after death of the director’s mother, who had run the place for 40 years.

Steven Spielberg family’s kosher restaurant is reopening

Spielberg: Genocide as possible today as in WW2

Director of Schindler's list warns hate remains strong 25 years after release of award-winning film about the Holocaust.

Spielberg: Genocide as possible today as in WW2

Is demand for Holocaust lessons the latest Hollywood chic?

Is demand for Holocaust lessons the latest Hollywood chic?

Spielberg most proud of 'Schindler's List'

Jewish American filmmaker says he has never felt the kind of pride and satisfaction he felt after making film on Oskar Schindler.

Spielberg most proud of 'Schindler's List'

Steven Spielberg declines offer to light Independence Day torch

Report says film legend Steven Spielberg turned down the offer to light torch at Independence Day ceremony.

Steven Spielberg declines offer to light Independence Day torch

Nasrallah: Israel behind explosion which injured Hamas official

Hezbollah leader says Israel behind attempt life of senior Hamas official, denies his group's involvement in drug trafficking.

Nasrallah: Israel behind explosion which injured Hamas official

Ban on screening Spielberg film overturned in Lebanon

Lebanon’s Interior Ministry overturns ban on screening the newspaper drama 'The Post,' directed by Steven Spielberg.

Ban on screening Spielberg film overturned in Lebanon

Lebanon bans Spielberg's new film

Lebanon bans The Post due to director Steven Spielberg's connection to Israel.

Lebanon bans Spielberg's new film

The Spielberg dilemma

The Spielberg dilemma

Steven Spielberg to direct film about Pentagon Papers

Famed director Steven Spielberg signs on to direct film about publishing of documents about US involvement in Vietnam in the 1970s.

Steven Spielberg to direct film about Pentagon Papers

Steven Spielberg's mother passes away

Leah Adler, mother of filmmaker Steven Spielberg, passes away at the age of 97.

Steven Spielberg's mother passes awayplayer

Spielberg searching for an Israeli child star

Renowned director and producer reportedly looking for an Israeli boy to star in his next movie.

Spielberg searching for an Israeli child star

$3.5 million raised for Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation

A gala for director Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation raised $3.5 milliom

$3.5 million raised for Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation

Spielberg warns: Anti-Semitism is on the rise

Speaking at Harvard University's commencement, filmmaker tells of being bullied as a child for being Jewish, warns of rising anti-Semitism.

Steven Spielberg: I was wrong to think anti-Semitism was fadingplayer

Streisand, Spielberg, awarded Medal of Freedom

Notable American-Jewish artists among 17 recipients awarded US top honor by President Barack Obama.

Streisand, Spielberg, and Perlman awarded Medal of Freedom

Spielberg Sis in Bizarre Feud with IAF Hero's Son

The son of the IAF's 'godfather' says Nancy Spielberg and a Florida rabbi sent police to keep him away from premiere of 'Above and Beyond.'

Spielberg Sis in Bizarre Battle with Son of 'IAF Godfather'

Spielberg Warns Against Renewed Anti-Semitism

Film director warns of hate crimes provoked by "anti-Semites, radical extremists, and religious fanatics".

Spielberg Warns Against Renewed Anti-Semitism

Spielberg’s Misplaced Jewish Heart

Spielberg’s Misplaced Jewish Heart

Sharia Comes Home to Roost in Beverly Hills

Sharia Comes Home to Roost in Beverly Hills