The Tribeca Film Festival brings no shortage of Jewish topics this year, from Mel Brooks joking about the Holocaust, to an anti-Semitic Hungarian politician who becomes an Orthodox Jew.
Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film with Mark Rylance, ‘The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara,’ will shine a light on an obscure battle between the Papacy and an Italian Jewish family that led to outrage and controversy in Europe and the United States in the mid-19th century.5
The Bible, has a birthday, and while no one knows quite when it is, a group of scholars from Tel Aviv University has a guess.8
There’s nothing wrong with introducing Nazi role play in the bedroom, journalist Mark Oppenheimer wrote in an advice column — but he scolded the letter writer for being a self-hating Jew.
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