Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Society & CultureOther - Society & Culture · 1 decade ago

Why are so many producers/directors in America for film are Jewish?

this is NOT an anti-Semitic question I am Jewish (Jewish mum, Catholic dad)

Jewish people are 6% of the US census, but you couldn't tell by the number of Jewish producers, directors, actors and especially Jewish references in programs and movies.

Update:

where I was born, in Italy, this is unheard of.

Update 2:

ps: I'm half Jewish, I like enough to get by but I have no interest in being rich. I need a more educational answer.

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  • JP
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    1 decade ago
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    Jews are less than 2% of the US population (about 6 million people).

    From what I understand, Jews were prominent in the entertainment industry in certain European countries before the Holocaust, so European Jewish immigrants made their mark on the same in the US as well.

  • 1 decade ago

    because they like money

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