Nathan Abrams

Nathan Abrams is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Bangor University,Wales. He has written and presented widely on Jewish film, history and culture.
Queer Jewish Culture
Intersections and overlap between Queer and Jewish cultures were prominent within classic Yiddish films and writing and have resurfaced ever since. The synthesis of the two cultures which has a great tradition in which the outsider is celebrated, also has a darker side, complicated by Antisemitic queering of the Jewish male. Whether the ‘bearers of modernity’ or ‘the driving force behind American culture’, Queer and Jewish cultures are fascinating in their own right and particularly s...