The Cricket World Cup is being played. Is there anything Jewish about it?
There are seven human members of the crew in “Alien” — a number rich in Jewish significance.
The Warburtons commercial obscures the bagel’s Jewish origins, if consumers here even knew about them in the first place.
Kubrick took explicitly Jewish characters and superficially scrubbed them clean of any such ethnic or religious trace.
Richard Adams said that some of the rabbits were based on his experiences as a lieutenant during World War II
Now 50 years old, was the horror classic really just “a good Jewish practical joke on Christianity?”
“I told Kubrick this was a very Jewish film, and I explained why I thought so. Judaism is a breakthrough in thinking.”
“A sea change is occurring. The number of Jews, both fictional and real, is exploding on our screens, right in front of our eyes.”
Kubrick even populated his movie with ersatz Jews — figures who, while not explicitly Jewish on screen, could be read as such.
Kubrick subtly draws upon explicit comparisons that were made between the Americans in Vietnam and the Nazis in Europe.