Is David Mamet Jewish?

Yes, David Mamet is a Jew. A Jew with lots of opinions about things.

The JJ tells us that, "David Mamet is a Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony- and Oscar-nominated playwright, essayist, screenwriter and film director." Mamet was born, says Wikipedia, "in 1947 in Chicago to Jewish parents, Lenore June (Silver), a teacher, and Bernard Morris Mamet, an attorney."

In his recent article in the Jewish Journal, Conflict, choice and surrender, Mamet railed against "Reform Judaism" against "Jobs bills" and for "common sense."

But have no fear. The JJ replied to Mamet with an essay by anonymous that vigorously defends Reform Judaism,  Dear David Mamet: Reform Judaism doesn’t surrender.

Wikipedia explains about Mamet, "Mamet's style of writing dialogue, marked by a cynical, street-smart edge, precisely crafted for effect, is so distinctive that it has come to be called Mamet speak."

Unfortunately, we think that this artistry does not transfer to Mamet's op-ed writing which seems to us to be mainly words used as punctuation.

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