Gerri Miller


To Adapt a 'Book Thief

By Gerri Miller

To Adapt a 'Book Thief
Michel Petroni, the screenwriter who adapted ‘The Book Thief’ for film, is not Jewish. But he found something both personal and universal in Markus Zusak’s bestselling novel.Read More


Meet Joseph Levy, The Man Behind 'Spinning Plates'

By Gerri Miller

Meet Joseph Levy, The Man Behind 'Spinning Plates'
With the popularity of Top Chef, The Food Network and just about any TV show focused on food, it was only a matter of time until a film on the people who’ve made cooking a lifelong labor of love made it to the silver screen.Read More


A Jewish Chef in Fiji

By Gerri Miller

A Jewish Chef in Fiji
There are few Jews living in the South Pacific island nation of Fiji, aside from a small Jewish community in the capital city of Suva who are mostly descendants of Australian merchants who arrived in the 1880s. One of them is Ofir Yudilevich, executive chef at the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa on the main island of Viti Levu. Responsible for four restaurants, catering and room service for an average of 3,000 guest and staff meals a day, Yudilevich has come a long way from his family’s restaurant in New Zealand.Read More



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