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Natalie Portman

Author : James Dickerson
ISBN : 9781550224924
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Natalie Portman is only 20 years old, but already she has co-starred in nine films with everyone from Woody Allen to Al Pacino and is considered the best young actress in Hollywood. In the first biography of this dynamic star, Dickerson examines the charm and wit of her professional persona, while revealing the emotional life of the real Portman. From her relationship with her parents, her long friendship with Britney Spears, her life at Harvard, and her involvement in Star Wars, this book delves into a story never before told. Illustrated with 8 colour and 15 b/w photos.

Natalie Portman S Stark Reality

Author : James L. Dickerson
ISBN : 0985513594
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"Portions of this book previously appeared in the author's 2002 biography, Natalie Portman: queen of hearts"--Title page verso.

Israeli Emigrants To The United States

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 77. Chapters: Natalie Portman, Gene Simmons, Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky, Itzhak Perlman, Ayelet Waldman, Haim Saban, Amitai Etzioni, Hillel Slovak, Yaron Brook, Inon Zur, Liviu Librescu, Idit Harel Caperton, Samuel Bak, Naeim Giladi, Alexander Goldfarb, Kobi Alexander, Saul Friedl nder, Theodore Bikel, Raviv Ullman, Raphael Patai, Shai Agassi, Maurice Ascalon, Carol Shaya, Shuki Levy, Shelomo Dov Goitein, Rod Lurie, Jehuda Reinharz, Alona Tal, Avi Arad, Oded Fehr, Zvi Griliches, Michel Mirowski, Yehuda Gilad, Tami Stronach, Jerry Zucker, David Ascalon, Matt Haimovitz, Natan Brand, Mili Avital, Jacob A. Frenkel, Maira Kalman, Nehemiah Persoff, Nadav Safran, Daphne Rosen, Walter Abish, Eli Elezra, Amir Aczel, Guy Oseary, Chemda Khalili, Rostam Bastuni, Hela Yungst, Beny Alagem, Yossef Bodansky, Chaim Zanvl Abramowitz, Saul Amarel, Itzhak Bentov, Micky Arison, William Salcer, Mona May Karff, Safra A. Catz, Ted Arison, Abraham Zevi Idelsohn, John Hans Krebs, Chaim Gingold, Andrei Broder, Ranan Lurie, Steve Bond, Shulamit Ran, Yuval Flicker, Zalman Grinberg. Excerpt: Natalie Hershlag (Hebrew: born June 9, 1981), better known by her stage name Natalie Portman, is an actress with dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was as an orphan taken in by a hitman in the 1994 French action film L on, but major success came when she was cast as Padm Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (released in 1999, 2002 and 2005). In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard University to study psychology while still working as an actress. She completed her bachelor's degree in 2003. In 2001, Portman opened in New York City's Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. In 2005, Portman received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Mo...

Natalie Portman A Biography

Author : Sarah Lilton
ISBN : 9781614645276
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ABOUT THE BOOK Born in Jerusalem, Israel on June 9, 1981, Natalie Hershlag grew up to be Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman. An only child, she moved to the United States with her parents, Avner Hershlag and Shelley Stevens in 1984. Her father, an Israeli fertility doctor, and mother, an artist from Ohio, gave their only child a strong upbringing in Long Island, New York where they stressed education and travel. Natalie’s first language is Hebrew, but she has spoken English since she was a toddler. Natalie visited Israel twice a year as a child, and thanks to her father she still has dual citizenship. She attended Conservative Jewish day school through the seventh grade “to preserve my Hebrew and my sense of Israel more than anything religious,” Natalie told the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix. As a child growing up on Long Island, she found her classmates treating her differently after she began getting work as an actress. It started as early as her first film role in Leon: The Professional in 1994. “In seventh grade, I cried every day when I came back from shooting The Professional,” she told the Jewish News agency in 2002. Years later, she would find the same isolation due to her fame while attending college. Because of her parents, Natalie chose to attend the Ivy-League Harvard University when most of her counterparts were finding themselves in the tabloids by getting in trouble. Natalie drew upon her Israeli background when she penned an op-ed piece in her college newspaper objecting to a law student’s essay condemning Israel. She objected to his assertion that the Middle Eastern country is a “racist colonial occupation ... (in which) white Israeli soldiers destroy refugee camps of the brown people they have dispossessed.” EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK Family is important to Natalie. When she won her Golden Globe for Black Swan, she made a point to thank her grandmother Bernice, who lives in Cincinnati. In fact, it is this branch of Natalie’s family that could be responsible for Natalie’s foray into acting. Bernice’s husband Art, who changed his last name from Edelstein to Stevens, started the family showbiz tradition by starring in his own ads for his windows company, according to an article in The American Israelite. Natalie’s parents, Avner and Shelley, who met at a Jewish Center at Ohio State University, strived to maintain a strong extended family for their only child even after their move to New York. Bernice told the Cincinnati Enquirer in a quote that was included in the American Israelite that she visited her daughter’s family in New York several times a year and, “even though Natalie and I have never lived in the same city — we bonded when she was a baby.” The family had settled in the New York area after moving from Israel and Natalie experienced a serene upbringing. As a youth she attended exclusive and competitive theater camps like Stagedoor Manor and Usden Camp in the Catskills. She was discovered by a Revlon agent when she was 10 at a Long Island pizza parlor and acting in movies like Heat and Mars Attacks! early in her career. Natalie starred as Anne Frank on Broadway in 1998, a role she found extremely personal. “I grew up with the Holocaust, because my grandparents lost their entire families,” Natalie told the Jewish News. She even found a similar story to Anne’s in her own family. “My grandfather's 14-year-old brother was also hidden, but one day he couldn't take it anymore and he ran outside and was shot.” She found the role so emotional that she often found herself crying offstage. She told the Jewish News that “It's a stunning realization when you come to see how much historical memory affects you,” she says... the book to read more!

Natalie Portman

Author : Komar MV
ISBN : 9781365668821
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Do you know that Natalie Portman's net worth is $45 million? Besides, Fashion designer Zac Posen refers to Portman as his "muse." Read more about Natalie Portman in this ebook... Happy reading!

Israeli Film Actors

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 58. Chapters: Natalie Portman, Chaim Topol, Ofra Haza, Amos Kollek, Uri Geller, Ronit Elkabetz, Yehoram Gaon, Ayelet Zurer, Etti Ankri, Shlomo Artzi, Itay Tiran, Melanie Peres, Brian George, Arik Einstein, Elia Suleiman, Noa Tishby, Asi Cohen, Alona Tal, Pesach Burstein, Rita, Oded Fehr, Assi Dayan, Yisrael Poliakov, Dorit Bar Or, Gila Almagor, Mili Avital, Maya Maron, Yehuda Barkan, Uri Kabiri, Shoshana Damari, Amos Lavi, Rivka Neumann, Jos Maurer, Hana Laszlo, Shaike Ophir, Tuvia Tzafir, Michael Moshonov, Keren Mor, HaGashash HaHiver, Daliah Lavi, Nina Brosh, Mike Burstyn, Sirak M. Sabahat, Gali Atari, Yossi Banai, Miri Bohadana, David Avidan, Yair Lapid, Boaz Sharabi, Lior Ashkenazi, Aki Avni, Yael Abecassis, Ayelet Menahemi, Jonah Lotan, Ashraf Barhom, Sivan Levy, Ido Mosseri, Haya Harareet, Sasson Gabai, Mosko Alkalai, Tzufit Grant, Meskie Shibru-Sivan, Saleh Bakri, Gila Golan, Yigal Naor, Uri Gavriel, Avital Abergel, Hanny Nahmias, Yosef Shiloach, Nimrod K mer, Avi Korein, Moshe Ivgy, Asi Levi, Eli Cohen, Yehuda Levi, Yehezkel Lazarov, Reuven Shefer, Steve Bond, Ali Suliman, Dana Berger, Lior Miller, Nitza Saul, Liraz Charhi, Orli Shoshan, Lior Brook-Ray, Yosef Carmon, Riki Blich, Michal Yannai, Shmil Ben Ari. Excerpt: Natalie Hershlag (Hebrew: born June 9, 1981), better known by her stage name Natalie Portman, is an actress with dual American and Israeli citizenship. Her first role was as an orphan taken in by a hitman in the 1994 French action film L on, but major success came when she was cast as Padm Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. In 1999, she enrolled at Harvard College to study psychology while still working as an actress. She completed her bachelor's degree in 2003. In 2001, Portman opened in New York City's Public Theater production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. In 2005, Portman received a nominati...

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Author : Karen Joy Fowler
ISBN : 9781782830207
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Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014 The Million Copy Best-Seller Rosemary's young, just at college, and she's decided not to tell anyone a thing about her family. So we're not going to tell you too much either: you'll have to find out for yourselves, round about page 77, what it is that makes her unhappy family unlike any other. Rosemary is now an only child, but she used to have a sister the same age as her, and an older brother. Both are now gone - vanished from her life. There's something unique about Rosemary's sister, Fern. And it was this decision, made by her parents, to give Rosemary a sister like no other, that began all of Rosemary's trouble. So now she's telling her story: full of hilarious asides and brilliantly spiky lines, it's a looping narrative that begins towards the end, and then goes back to the beginning. Twice. It's funny, clever, intimate, honest, analytical and swirling with ideas that will come back to bite you. We hope you enjoy it, and if, when you're telling a friend about it, you do decide to spill the beans about Fern - it's pretty hard to resist - don't worry. One of the few studies Rosemary doesn't quote says that spoilers actually enhance reading.

Eating Animals

Author : Jonathan Safran Foer
ISBN : 9780141932651
Genre : Social Science
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Eating Animals is Jonathan Safran Foer's eye-opening account of where meat comes from 'I simply wanted to know - for myself and my family - what meat is. Where does it come from? How is it produced? What are the economic, social and environmental effects? Are there animals that it is straightforwardly right to eat? Are there situations in which not eating animals is wrong? If this began as a personal quest, it didn't stay that way for long . . . ' Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals is the most original book on the subject of food written this century. It will change the way you think, and change the way you eat. For good. 'Moving, disturbing, should be compulsory reading. A genuine masterwork. Read this book. It will change you' Time Out 'Shocking, incandescent, brilliant' The Times 'Everyone who eats flesh should read this book' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 'Gripping, horrible, wonderful, breathtaking, original. A brilliant synthesis of argument, science and storytelling. One of the finest books ever written on the subject of eating animals' The Times Literary Supplement 'Horrifying, eloquent, timely' Spectator 'If you eat meat and fish, you should read this book. Even if you don't, you should. It might bring the beginning of a change of heart about all living things' Joanna Lumley Jonathan Safran Foer was born in 1977. He is the author of Everything is Illuminated, which won the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book award; Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, which is now a major film starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock; and Eating Animals. He is also the editor of A Convergence of Birds and of a new edition of the Haggadah.

A Tale Of Love And Darkness

Author : Amos Oz
ISBN : 9781448163090
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Love and darkness are just two of the powerful forces that run through Amos Oz's extraordinary, moving story. He takes us on a seductive journey through his childhood and adolescence, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s and '50s, and into the infernal marriage of two kind, well-meaning people: his fussy, logical father, and his dreamy, romantic mother. Caught between them is one small boy with the weight of generations on his shoulders. And at the tragic heart of the story is the suicide of his mother, when Amos was twelve-and-a-half years old. Oz's story dives into 120 year of family history and paradox, the saga of a Jewish love-hate affair with Europe that sweeps from Vilna and Odessa, via Poland and Prague, to Israel. Farce and heartbreak, history and humanity make up this magical portrait of the artist who saw the birth of a nation, and came through its turbulent life as well as his own. This is a memoir like no other, and one that cries out to be read and wept over. By the winner of the 2013 Franz Kafka Prize, previous winners of which include Philip Roth, Ivan Klima, Elfriede Jelinek, Harold Pinter and John Banville.

American People Of Israeli Descent

Author : Books, LLC
ISBN : 1157698557
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 94. Chapters: Natalie Portman, Benjamin Netanyahu, Gene Simmons, Daniel Pearl, Ayelet Waldman, Elliott Yamin, Ezekiel Emanuel, Rahm Emanuel, Hillel Slovak, Yaron Brook, Inon Zur, Idit Harel Caperton, Michael Goldsmith, Carmit Bachar, Gavriel Holtzberg, Necro, J. R. Rotem, Lyor Cohen, Goapele, John Fogelman, Gideon Gartner, Shiri Appleby, Israeli American, Didi Benami, Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Gerson Goldhaber, Amos N. Guiora, Carol Shaya, Scott L. Schwartz, Rhea Carmi, Nicole Lapin, Alex Zahavi, Yotam Solomon, Ari Emanuel, Joanna Angel, Sulamith Goldhaber, List of Israeli Americans, Moti Horenstein, Rod Lurie, Gil Shaham, Ehud Kalai, Yochai Benkler, Jerry Zucker, David Ascalon, Tami Stronach, Ben-ami Kadish, Jacob A. Frenkel, Alon Bar, Maira Kalman, Ithiel de Sola Pool, Eran Preis, Alber Elbaz, Yuval Gabay, Shari Arison, Boaz Yakin, Oscar Isaac, Nick Simmons, Yossef Bodansky, Guy Oseary, Moshe Y. Vardi, Hela Yungst, Assaf Cohen, Donna Feldman, Arison family, Ami James, Grayson McCouch, Ashley Sawdaye, Tamar Geller, Omri Katz, Illana Diamant, Amir Bar-Lev, Yehuda Hanani, Ilana Alazzeh, Chaim Gingold, Aviad Cohen, Guy Aroch, Noam Gottesman, Sahar Sarid, Ari Sandel, Daniella Rabbani, Anita Zucker. Excerpt: Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu (Hebrew: ); born 21 October 1949) is the ninth and current Prime Minister of Israel, serving since March 2009. Netanyahu also serves as the current Chairman of the Likud Party, as a Knesset member, as the Health Minister of Israel, as the Pensioner Affairs Minister of Israel and as the Economic Strategy Minister of Israel. A graduate of MIT and Harvard, Netanyahu is the first and only Israeli prime minister born in Israel after the State of Israel's foundation. Netanyahu joined the Israeli Defense Forces in 1967 where he served as a commander in the elite Sayeret Matkal commando unit, taking part in many m...

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