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Jews on the Silver Screen Session 8 — Visible and Invisible Jewishness

Hosted By: Orange County Community Scholar Program (CSP)

This eight-week series examines Jewish representation in Hollywood’s history, tracing the influence of Jewish visionaries in cinema and their fascination with biblical narratives. It explores cultural intersections, stereotypes, and societal issues depicted in films, including the portrayal of Jewish gangsters. The series also covers adaptations of literature, the works of directors like Steven Spielberg, and the roles of Jewish women in the film industry, analyzing both overt and subtle elements of Jewish identity in cinema.

Visible and Invisible Jewishness

I. What’s Up Doc: Barbara Streisand’s Unstated Jewishness

II. Avalon and the Melting Pot

III. Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller: Masters of Chutzpah

IV. Cher Horowitz — Jewish American Princess

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