Sunday, September 27, 2009
Yom Kippur Scene from Jazz Singer Remake.
Neil Diamond returns to his father's synagogue (the father played, naturally, by Sir Laurence Olivier) at which he thrusts the cantor aside to sing either the second or third repetition of the Kol Nidrei. I cannot have been the only Jewish kid of my generation to have been regularly regaled by my parents about the awfulness of this movie. Can I?