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'Gossip Girl' Under the Chuppah

By Gabrielle Birkner

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Television’s resident WASPs can’t seem to get enough of Jewish men.

First “Sex and the City” married off its Episcopal princess, Charlotte, to a Conservative Jew, and now “Gossip Girl” is getting an infusion of Yiddishkeit in its blue-blooded veins. In this week’s episode, Park Avenue matron Eleanor Waldorf (Margaret Colin) wedded the mentshlikh Jewish businessman Cyrus Rose (Wallace Shawn) — under a chuppah, Hebrew vows and all.

Communications professor Elana Levine, who writes the Dr. Television blog, weighs in on the anomalous prime-time pairings in this week’s Shmooze section.


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Not Amused Thu. Dec 11, 2008

This nothing new since the only kind of marriages involving Jews on television are intermarriages. What would make revolutionary television is showing a Jewish man getting married to a Jewish women. Wow what a concept! This will never happen because over 90% of the Jews Hollywood, mostly men, are married to Gentiles. Most of these Jewish men hate Jewish women with a passion. This is a known fact in Hollywood and will never change as long as self-hating Jews are running it.




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