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Jack Baxter

Jack Baxter
Gerald Lerner Photography

Jack Baxter is a filmmaker and freelance journalist from New York City. He wrote, produced, and directed the controversial and critically acclaimed 1995 film Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X. He and his wife Fran Strauss-Baxter are the co-producers of the award-winning documentary Blues by the Beach.

Mike's Place

written by Jack Baxter and Joshua Faudem; illustrated by Koren Shadmi
First Second
First Second

There's a rule at Mike's Place: never, ever talk politics or religion. At this blues bar on the Tel Aviv beachfront, an international cast of characters mingles with the locals, and everyone is welcome...

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