Natalie Portman Says the Jewish Community Is Too Fixated on the Holocaust

Natalie Portman says Jews focus too much on the Holocaust. May 27, 2015. Credit: Reuters
Natalie Portman says Jews focus too much on the Holocaust. May 27, 2015. Credit: Reuters

Portman emphasized that she thinks modern Anti-Semitism should be differentiated from Nazi ideology.

JTA Aug 24, 2015 8:39 PM

Natalie Portman has more ties to the Holocaust than some of her fans might realize. Portman’s great-grandparents were killed in Auschwitz and the Jewish actress played Anne Frank in a 1997 Broadway adaptation of “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Her latest project, a Hebrew-language adaptation of Amos Oz’s memoir “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” is partly set in pre-state Israel as the Holocaust looms on the horizon. Continue reading Natalie Portman Says the Jewish Community Is Too Fixated on the Holocaust

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