Stuart Schoffman
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Stuart Schoffman is a columnist for the Jerusalem Report, the Koppelman Scholar-in-Residence of the Anti-Defamation League and a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of Advanced Judaic Studies. Before moving to Israel in 1988, he worked as a reporter for Fortune magazine, a staff writer at Time, an editor at the Los Angeles Herald Examiner and a screenwriter for many Hollywood studios and producers. His credits include The Finest Hour, an action film about U.S. Navy SEALs starring Rob Lowe, and The Wordmaker, a drama for Israel Television about Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, leader of the Hebrew-language revival in the late 19th century. He also served as a consultant to Sesame Workshop’s joint Israeli-Palestinian production of Sesame Street. Schoffman has taught a variety of subjects at the Claremont Colleges, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Southern California film school, Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A graduate of Harvard and Yale, he is a native of Brooklyn, New York.