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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.

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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