Cal-04-V-cast-a-giant-51TQ7AA9M7L._SS500_Dumont historian Dick Burnon gives a two-part video/lecture, “Mickey Marcus: American Hero During the 1948 Israeli War for Independence,” at a meeting of Retired Executives and Active Professionals at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades. The 1966 film “Cast a Giant Shadow,” starring Kirk Douglas as Mickey Marcus, will be shown. Also Jan. 12. 411 East Clinton Ave. (201) 569-7900, ext. 235.