Quotable: Natalie Portman Says She Isn’t Into Jewish Roles

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 8, 2010 - 7:45 pm

“I’ve always tried to stay away from playing Jews. I get like 20 Holocaust scripts a month, but I hate the genre. That was the first thing to come my way that really intrigued me.”

Natalie Portman, on playing a Hasidic woman in love with her Indian jeweler in the stinker of a movie “New York, I Love You