”The name’s Bond, Ya’acov Bond”:
Is Bond Jewish?
Nathan Abrams, Bangor /Wales
James Bond is an international, superspy and stud. He couldn’t be less Jewish if he tried. Or could he?
In this illustrated session, we’ll explore the origins of 007 and how we can read him as Jewish on screen.
Nathan Abrams is Professor of Film Studies at Bangor Unviersity in North Wales where he lives with his wife, two kids and two cats. An expert on Jews in film and television, he has just edited Hidden in Plain Sight: Jews and Jewishness in British Film, Television, and Popular Culture and is currently completing a book called Stanley Kubrick: New York Jewish Intellectual to be published in 2017/18.
Nathan has presented at Limmud many times and is an avid fan of The Bridge.