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It’s time to talk about how Jews portray themselves on television. With the release of “My Unorthodox Life,” once again Jewish bloggers and writers are up in arms – and rightfully so – about how Jews, specifically Orthodox Jews, are made into over-stereotyped caricatures of what society expects them to […]
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It’s time to talk about how Jews portray themselves on television. With the release of “My Unorthodox Life,” once again Jewish bloggers and writers are up in arms – and rightfully so – about how Jews, specifically Orthodox Jews, are made into over-stereotyped caricatures of what society expects them to […]
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Answer: Who is Mayim Bialik! That’s right, Mayim Bialik has been named one of two new permanent hosts for the beloved game show Jeopardy, along with executive producer Mike Richards. While Richards will take on hosting duties for the syndicated, daily version, the Big Bang Theory and Call Me Kat […]
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Question: Who is Mayim Bialik? That’s right, Mayim Bialik has been named one of two new permanent hosts for the beloved game show Jeopardy, along with executive producer Mike Richards. While Richards will take on hosting duties for the syndicated, daily version, the Big Bang Theory and Call Me Kat […]
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Last week Variety editor Malina Saval penned an important piece:  Too Jewish For Hollywood: As Antisemitism Soars, Hollywood Should Address Its Enduring Hypocrisy In Hyperbolic Caricatures of Jews. In it Saval discusses Hollywoood’s Jewish history and its troubling portrayal of Jews. While some will say, “Jews control Hollywood,” the truth […]
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As a mob attack on Jews dining at a West Hollywood restaurant where the attackers were heard yelling “Death to Jews” is investigated as a hate crime, Hollywood celebrities are speaking out about the 483%+ rise in anti-Semitic attacks in the past week. Mayim Bialik, Debra Messing, Sarah Silverman, Michael […]
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Beloved comedic actor, iconic talk show guest and host Charles Grodin passed away this week in Connecticut. Raised in Pittsburgh in an Orthodox Jewish family, Grodin became famous for memorable roles in The Heartbreak Kid, Midnight Run, The Great Muppet Caper, Heaven Can Wait, Beethoven and many more. Grodin also […]
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19-year-old Yanky Hill flew back to Jerusalem this week after spending time in Ukraine and then New York with friends. As a singer who is making his own way, despite the family footsteps of his brother Singer Ari Hill and his grandfather, actor Steven Hill, he recently released a song […]
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I don’t mean to be contrarian, but when you don’t love popular shows and movies as much as everyone else does and then post about it online – I did the same thing with Hamilton and Shtisel (gasp!) – you are sure to rile people up. So prepare to be riled […]
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Screen icon, Kirk Douglas, died yesterday at age 103. Born Issur Danielovitch to a Russian Jewish immigrant family, he built an incredible 87-film-long career and is beloved worldwide for his performances in films like Spartacus, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Paths of Glory and Lust for Life. He received an […]
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