By downplaying the Jewishness of their scumbag heroes as much as possible, directors Scorsese and Russell have done us a favor.
Much the way Jews have employed storytelling to mark their experience, the ‘Mortified’ franchise uses the musings of youth to preserve one’s adolescence.
The film rehashes familiar territory: Jews are loud, overbearing and uninhibited, and the goyim can’t get enough of it.
L.A. writer Craig Gerber created a hit show about a girl princess with modern-day problems and values based on his Jewish upbringing. The show made aliyah to Israel in April.