Revenge Fantasy

Hollywood's Jewish Avenger by Jeffrey Goldberg
The Atlantic, September 2009

"It is true that most--some might even say all--films about the Holocaust focus on the persecution of Jews. The Holocaust was very bad for Jews; this is an immovable fact of history. But Tarantino isn't wrong to suggest that the cinematic depiction of anti-Semitic persecution can become weary­ing over time, particularly for Semites."

Jennie Rothenberg Gritz is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she edits digital features.

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