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Disney's 'Andi Mack' is seriously groundbreaking

If you and your tweens still aren't watching the Disney Channel show "Andi Mack," you must start ASAP. It deals with so many kinds of identities, including Jewish, in a way not usually seen on TV... Full story


The Jewish story behind the Broadway hit 'Falsettos'

NEW YORK (JTA)-The opening number in the Broadway musical "Falsettos"-currently being revived on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre-is called "Four Jews in a Room Bitching." Featuring sample lyrics... Full story


Seven Yom Kippur-themed shows to watch

(JTA)-When it comes to Jewish holidays in pop culture, Chanukah gets top billing-but that has more to do with its proximity to Christmas than its religious significance. For Jews, the main event is... Full story


Getting 'UnREAL' with actress Shiri Appleby:  Actress dishes on playing a Jewish, feminist antihero

(JTA)-In the world of television, Rachel Goldberg is a rare character: a Jewish, female antihero. She's the main character in "UnREAL," a scripted drama on Lifetime about the behind-the-scenes world... Full story


Q&A with 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' star and creator Rachel Bloom

(JTA)-A few years ago, Rachel Bloom was best known as the creator of laugh-out-loud YouTube videos like "You Can Touch My Boobies" and "Historically Accurate Disney Princess Song." Now she is a Golde... Full story


The Jewish TV show you should be watching: 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'

NEW YORK (JTA)-If the ratings for CW's newest show, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," are any indication, you probably aren't watching it. If not, you're missing out. Now that creator and star Rachel Bloom... Full story


'Orange is the New Black': The best Jewish moments from the new season

(JTA)-"Orange Is the New Black" protagonist Piper Chapman may no longer have a Jewish husband, but that doesn't mean that Judaism isn't a huge part of the new season of the Netflix hit. In fact,... Full story


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