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“You want to put a dead leg inside of me?” “A dead goyim leg. From anyone – an Arab, a woman.” This was the dialogue between a Hasidic son and his father on a recent episode of the NBC drama “Nurses,” in a scene where a religious Jewish character refuses […]
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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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NBC-TV pulls episode of `Nurses’ after charges it presented inflammatory portrayal of Hasidic Jews; Allison Josephs, director of Jew in the City website that first protested the program, explains to Calev Ben-David why she found it so objectionable, on The Rundown on i24NEWS.  And B’nai Brith Canada gets Entertainment One, […]
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On Tuesday afternoon, we published this response to a shockingly pernicious, anti-Orthodox segment of NBC’s new show “Nurses.” When then posted a clip we filmed onto our Instagram and Twitter. The tweet went viral – the clip garnering almost 1 million views in a day – and suddenly news organizations started noticing. […]
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On Tuesday afternoon, we published this response to a shockingly pernicious, anti-Orthodox segment of NBC’s new show “Nurses.” When then posted a clip we filmed onto our Instagram and Twitter. The tweet went viral – the clip garnering almost 1 million views in a day – and suddenly news organizations started noticing. […]
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If you’re up in arms about the SNL joke that aired this past weekend, claiming that Israel only vaccinates Jews against Covid, be prepared for more outrage. NBC has another apology (and hopefully further education of its writers) to make. In its new show “Nurses,” (episode 8, which aired a […]
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What image comes to mind when you think about Orthodox Jews during the Coronavirus crisis? Shoshana Bernstein of Monsey, New York is changing that perception to one of Kiddush Hashem, providing meals and snacks to emergency room nurses on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. But Bernstein isn’t […]
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