Gabe Friedman


Philip Roth, Film Critic

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That Time James Joyce Was Mistaken for His Jewish Character

By Gabe Friedman

That Time James Joyce Was Mistaken for His Jewish Character
It is widely known that James Joyce’s novel “Ulysses” was not autobiographical. For one thing, the book’s protagonist Leopold Bloom was Jewish, and Joyce was raised as an Irish Catholic.Read More


When Jews Found Refuge in Pakistan

By Gabe Friedman

When Jews Found Refuge in Pakistan
When Hazel Kahan’s parents escaped Nazi Germany to the British-Indian city of Lahore, they didn’t expect that they would one day be interned — together with German Nazis.Read More


The Best Documentary Filmmaker You've Never Heard Of

By Gabe Friedman

The Best Documentary Filmmaker You've Never Heard Of
Manny Kirchheimer is one of New York’s least-appreciated filmmakers. Now, thanks to the re-release of the 83-year-old’s ‘Stations of the Elevated,’ that may be changing.Read More



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