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100 Greatest Jewish Films

Day 4, Nos. 25 to 6: Meet the Parents makes intermarriage OK, Ghostbusters explores Jewish theology, and The Graduate goes just around the bend

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(Ghostbusters, Yentl, and Clueless: Corbis; Citizen Kane: Getty Images; The Graduate: Britannica.com)
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100 Greatest Jewish Films

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 4 for Tablet Magazine’s list of the 100 greatest Jewish Films ever made.

Click here to see today’s countdown, starting with No. 25.

Like any other discussion about the essence of Judaism, trying to settle on the 100 greatest Jewish films of all time is often an exercise in frustration, with more questions than clear criteria and much room for debate. Click here for the full list, which now includes numerous cases of non-Jews passing as Jews, Jews passing as something else, Nazis who sing, and Indians who speak Yiddish. It’s an eclectic lot, which is precisely the point of the list.

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

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MonkFish says:

Where is “Crimes and Misdemeanours”? Disappointed!

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100 Greatest Jewish Films

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