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  • The ‘cinematic Zionism’ of Mel Brooks

    July 31, 2012 | 12:03 pm

    Mel Brooks shows no outright sense of shame or victimhood in his humorous films, but his Jewishness is there without ambivalence, according to experts.

    “There is a simple pride and comfort in his Jewish skin,” Gabriel Sanders, director of public programs at The Museum of Jewish...