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Last Updated on Saturday, 6 February 2010 01:28 Written by bryfy Sunday, 22 November 2009 05:49

Glee
Tribute to a musical Jewish icon
click here to read about Glee’s Jewish characters

Survivor
Survivor Tocantins – Coach Explains his tatoos

Hisardot Israeli “Survivor”
Episode 15 6/7

Juno
Juno and Purim
Did you see Juno? But did you see  the Purim spin off of Juno? This humorous look at Purim is sure to bring you laughter and joy (and a bit of discomfort).


Knocked Up

Knocked Up and Munich
Not what you might expect when going to see this teen comedy – but nevertheless there is an extremely interchange related to Jewish identity and Israel – with a lot of coarse language. (The actual clip has been difficult to locate but here is an article from a Forward blog that highlights some of the issues.)
Seff Rogen’s Jew Fro


Simpsons

Krusty the Clown shows off his Jewishness

See this Wikipedia entry for context

Thanks to Jewcy, this link covers many Simpsons references to religion – in honor of the 20th anniversary of this iconic cartoon series.


Family Guy
I Need a Jew

Scare Jew

Mel Gibson apologizes

Family Goy

Not everyone is happy with the Family guy’s treatment of Jews. (click here)


South Park

Just a Jew

The Dreidel Song

Dreidel Dreidel Dreidel

Ripping on Kenny


Ali G

Hunting the Jew
Borat Sagdiyev comes from Kazakhstan, and travels around the United Kingdom and America interviewing people and engaging in their activities. Borat often makes his guests feel uncomfortable by introducing them to “Kazakh” customs, or by making misogynistic and anti-Semitic comments based on his unfamiliar culture.

Throw the Jew Down the Well
Well documented account of Borat traveling to Rural America and getting a crowd to join him in singing the chorus “Throw the Jew Down the Well.”


The Big Lebowski

Shomer F&$%$ing Shabbes
The infamous scene from The Big Lebowski  when Walter refuses to bowl on Shabbes. (once again language may make this clip not suitable for some viewers)

Herzl and Bowling


Fiddler on the Roof

If I Were a  Rich Man – Yidcore
Australia’s very own version punk Jewish rock group.

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