Hollywood’s ‘Jewish Influence’ and the Case Against ‘The Reader’

In the days after Ron Rosenbaum on Slate derided “The Reader” as “The Worst Holocaust Film Ever Made,” and “a film whose essential metaphorical thrust is to exculpate Nazi-era Germans from knowing complicity in the Final Solution,” a campaign is underway to keep Oscar judges from voting for the film, which is nominated in the Best Picture, Best Actress in a Leading Role and other categories, reports Britain’s Sunday Telegraph:

Meanwhile, today’s New York Post reports that “Jewish scholars want Oscar voters to shun ‘The Reader.’” That article refers to the piece Rosenbaum, author of “Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil,” wrote on Slate and quotes Mark Weitzman, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Task Force Against Hate, as saying:

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