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Director Spike Lee poses at the premiere for "BlacKkKlansman" in California.(August 8, 2018).

Spike Lee: Jewish character in ‘BlacKkKlansman’ added ‘complexity’

In the film, Ron Stallworth, the first black cop on the Colorado Springs police force, tries to motivate his Jewish partner Flip Zimmerman to finish their task at hand: infiltrating a local KKK clan.

By NAOMI PFEFFERMAN/JTA
13/02/2019
Director Spike Lee poses at the premiere for "BlacKkKlansman" in California.(August 8, 2018).

Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman' is a cautionary tale for Jews

The film is an alarm clock, telling Jews — who still need police protection at their places of worship – to wake up.

By CHARLES DUNST/JTA
14/08/2018
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