The American Jewish Experience through the Lens of Cinema

The American Jewish Experience through the Lens of Cinema

Eric A. Goldman
American culture has been remarkably accepting of the Jewish Diaspora. But while Jewish images are prevalent in all types of media, there has not been a great deal of attention paid to the quality of the images. Often, the predominant narrative conveys a story of persecution of Jews rather than one of diverse and often positive Jewish experience. In this publication, Eric Goldman addresses questions of the fairness of Jewish images in media and the dominant messages that are being transmitted.

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