Jonathan Rosenbaum


Retelling Jewish American Story Through History of Cinema

By Jonathan Rosenbaum

Retelling Jewish American Story Through History of Cinema
Is there such a thing as the American Jewish story? One way to answer the question is though the lens of 12 Hollywood films, including every version of ‘The Jazz Singer.’Read More


The Best Jewish Director You've Never Heard Of

By Jonathan Rosenbaum

The Best Jewish Director You've Never Heard Of
Chances are you’ve never heard of director Michael Roemer. Maybe this is because he’s always been more interested in the minute details of life than the fame of movies.Read More


Spielberg's Portrait of Lincoln Is A Bust

By Jonathan Rosenbaum

Spielberg's Portrait of Lincoln Is A Bust
As the director of ‘The Color Purple,’ ‘Schindler’s List’ and now ‘Lincoln,’ Steven Spielberg may be a great storyteller. But he should leave history to the professionals.Read More


The Jews of Hollywood

By Jonathan Rosenbaum

The Jews of Hollywood
A new, lively book takes a broad view of the history of Jews in Hollywood and offers surprising insights into the Jewish experience in American cinema.Read More



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