Star Trek

Dr. Spock, Z''L: Live Long And Prosper

Jewish Week Online Columnist

In 1986 Leonard Nimoy interrupted an extremely hectic day of post-production of the latest Trekkie epic, “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” to welcome me to the Paramount lot in Los Angeles. Besides continuing his role as Dr. Spock, he was also director of the film. On his desk I noticed a book, “Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary,” with an introduction by Abba Eban.

A polaroid of Spock in civilian dress. Tim Boxer/JW

Go (Boldly) To Shul, Urges A Trekkie

Jewish Week Online Columnist

There are many truths that link us as human beings – qualities that we share no matter who or where we are. We all need to eat and sleep, learn and grow, and we all need to feel that we belong somewhere.

Rabbi Marci Bellows

Holocaust Holograms

Video blogger Aaron Herman speaks with Paul Debevec of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies about their partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute to create holograms of holocaust survivors telling their stories.

Captain Of Industry

Assistant Managing Editor
He’ll never shake the association with a certain science fiction TV icon, nor does he want to. But the older he gets, the more William Shatner seems determined to eclipse that role with an astonishingly diverse litany of credits.
"The mystique of being Jewish is something you wear as part of you, as though it were clothing," says William Shatner.
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