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In 'Mrs. Maisel,' independence is contagious

Jews have a complicated relationship with seeing ourselves on TV. “That’s not my kind of Judaism,” we might say. Or, “They pronounced those Hebrew phrases wrong.” Or, in hushed tones, “But weren’t those stereotypes a bit offensive?” Today’s Jewish characters are more than just “Hanukkah Jewish.” They identify with Jewish culture and occasionally even Jewish…
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