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100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 3, Nos. 50 to 26: Exodus is Zionist agitprop, The Social Network revisits the creation myth, Funny Girl is a nesting doll of Jewish womanhood

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Schindler’s List is astoundingly stupid, Inglourious Basterds is cartoonishly potent, and more in our list of the greatest Jewish movies of all time

It’s Day 3 for Tablet Magazine’s definitive list of the 100 greatest Jewish Films ever made.

Click here to see today’s countdown, starting with No. 50.

Jewish directors, producers, actors, writers, and designers have contributed to shaping the film medium. From Hollywood to Odessa, these creative talents told stories that had universal appeal but also, often, a uniquely Jewish soul. Today’s installment of our list of the 100 greatest Jewish films of all time begins and ends with ships: One brings illegal Jewish immigrants to Palestine, the other carries sailors in revolt against the Czar’s oppressive troops, and between them lie entire worlds of storytelling. Here are numbers 50 to 26.

Click here to start part three of Tablet Magazine’s list of 100 greatest Jewish films.

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artcohn says:

This is the mosy un-definitive list I have ever seen.

You guys are just plain fools.

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100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 3, Nos. 50 to 26: Exodus is Zionist agitprop, The Social Network revisits the creation myth, Funny Girl is a nesting doll of Jewish womanhood

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