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  • Interfaith Celebrities: Major League Hebrews 2009

    By Nate Bloom

    Ten Jewish baseball players from interfaith families, fun in Adventureland and Lindsay Lohan has tsuris.

    Date: 04-14-2009
  • Interfaith Celebrities: Inglourious Basterds' Surprises and Connections

    By Nate Bloom

    Tarantino's alternate history of World War II is almost as exciting as the real history of Jewish refugees from interfaith families who fought for the US.

    Date: 09-01-2009
  • The Unheralded Heroes of the Holocaust

    By Micah Sachs

    Our reviewer finds pleasure in Defiance, a film based on the true story of Jews who resisted the Nazis, in spite of its limitations.

    Date: 01-16-2009
  • Interfaith Celebrities:Iron Man 2

    By Nate Bloom

    The second Iron Man movie features stars from interfaith backgrounds, including Robert Downey Jr., Gwynneth Paltrow and the delicious Scarlett Johansson.

    Date: 04-27-2010
  • Something Like An Interfaith Family

    By Monica Raymond

    A film about a Puerto Rican family at Christmas features Debra Messing as a Jewish daughter-in-law.

    Date: 12-19-2008
  • Interfaith Celebrities: Rudolph Takes a Trip

    By Nate Bloom

    Maya Rudolph appears in a new movie by director Sam Mendes and James Franco is to star in another film as poet Alan Ginsberg.

    Date: 06-09-2009
  • Permanent Adolescence: Interfaith Marriage in Two Lovers

    By Micah Sachs

    I have rarely seen a film get so many subtle Jewish cultural details just right: the pot roast at dinner, the goofy candle-lighting at a bar mitzvah reception, even the smell of mothballs in Leonard's parents' apartment.

    Date: 02-27-2009
  • The Reel Deal

    By Jen Jones

    A profile of Lacey Schwartz, a documentary filmmaker who has made a movie of her own experience growing up as a biracial Jew.

    Date: 07-14-2009
  • Teens Take On the Jewish Holidays in Short Films

    By Lindsey Silken

    Teens direct three short films for the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival about their complicated families and the Jewish holidays.

    Date: 02-10-2009
  • Tickling Leo: A Tale of Love and Loss

    By Hedi Molnar

    First time director Jeremy Davidson's film Tickling Leo reaches deeply into the lives of a family of Holocaust survivors.

    Date: 09-04-2009

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