ABC’s New Sitcom ‘The Goldbergs’ Isn’t a Remake, and That’s a Good Thing

The Tattler: This time the TV Jews are just a typical American family, no more eccentric than the Simpsons

TV Is for Dummies

Stop comparing television shows to great novels. They’ll never be as good.

Doctor Who? Doctor Jew

The iconic sci-fi hero is the greatest Jewish character in the history of television

Allan Sherman’s Last Laugh

A thorough new biography chronicles the rise and fall of the big, Jewish self-destructive funnyman

Mad Mensches

Another Tattler prediction come true: AMC’s 1960s New York drama series returns—full of ascendant Jews

Why Is This Knight Different?

As HBO’s medieval fantasy Game of Thrones returns, imagining a Jewish version of the Seven Kingdoms

Downton’s Missing Jews

The hit period-specific PBS drama glosses over a crucial detail of 1920s England: anti-Semitism

‘Speed’ Levitch, Neo-Hasid

Is the free-associating tour guide and hipster icon, star of a Hulu original series, the hidden saint of our times?

A Very Gay, Jewish Christmas

The Rankin-Bass animated specials are yuletide staples, so why do they look Jewish and sound gay?

Egyptian TV’s Mixed Message

A series airing during Ramadan traffics in anti-Semitic themes but may show an evolving attitude toward Israel

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