Screenwriter and producer Robert J. Avrech believes in making message films that articulate morals and values. In 2000, he won an Emmy for penning the Holocaust drama “The Devil’s Arithmetic,” about a petulant teenager who resists her Judaism until offered a portal into the Jewish...
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Can you imagine an Orthodox bar mitzvah celebrated in the Arizona desert soon after the Civil War -- with a guest list that includes Apache warriors, gun-slinging outlaws and a minyan imported from Tombstone?
Robert Avrech did.
Avrech, 57, a Hollywood screenwriter, wrote his...