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Media Bias

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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We need broader stories about the Orthodox Jewish community told. Jew in the City has tried and it has fallen on deaf ears. It’s time Hollywood confronts its Jewish bias. Watch Jew in the City speak about this and My Unorthodox Life on i24 News. The post Jew in the […]
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The conversation about inaccurate and pernicious depictions of Orthodox Jews in media is long overdue. We are going to NBC’s 30 Rock in NYC on Wednesday, March 10 from 1-3PM. EST to continue the conversation we started with the “Nurses” episode we started a couple weeks ago. Help us amplify […]
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The conversation about inaccurate and pernicious depictions of Orthodox Jews in media is long overdue. We are going to NBC’s 30 Rock in NYC on Wednesday, March 10 from 1-3PM. EST to continue the conversation we started with the “Nurses” episode we started a couple weeks ago. Help us amplify our […]
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In light of NBC’s recent pulling of the controversial episode after misrepresenting Orthodox Judaism in their show “Nurses,” as an author and screenwriter, I suggested to Jew and the City that they follow the trends that have been created for other minority groups, like the THE BECHDEL TEST. THE BECHDEL TEST names […]
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Last week The New Yorker wrote an article about what happens to the children when one parent leaves a Hasidic community. Despite our expertise in this space (with our program Project Makom) and our unusual perspective, neither our staff nor our members were approached to comment on this topic. We […]
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