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Megan’s Fall Television Wish List

Oy, I love the fall. Crunching leaves, crisp air, warm sweaters … Wait, I live in Los Angeles. Never mind. There is still one warm and spicy caffeinated pumpkin-flavored fall constant … TV! Now is the time to meet new shows, welcome back returning favorites and get way too excited when Adam Scott shows up…

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Celebrity Jews – TV Updates, Love, Gilda, A Star Is Born & More

MORE NEW TV SEASON NOTES: CATCH-UP AND LOOK AHEAD The first eight-episode season of Forever is now streaming on Amazon. It stars Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph, 46, as a long-married couple. They love each other, but are caught in the rut of doing the same things. They try to shake things up just a…

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Beverly Goldberg from the ABC show The Goldbergs wears a brightly lit Hanukkah sweater that lights up a menorah.

The Goldbergs Celebrate Hanukkah

I recently watched an episode of The Goldbergs that I found to be very interesting. The Goldbergs features famous actor and fellow Jew Jeff Garlin as Murray Goldberg and Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg. In this episode, Beverly Goldberg, the series’ mom, does everything she can to make Hanukkah like Christmas. She does so in many…

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Judaism And Curb Your Enthusiasm

Sponsored by The Lash Lounge Many people, including yours truly, are fans of Curb Your Enthusiasm, the TV show created by Larry David who, as Kanye West says, “is the mind behind Seinfeld.” In this show, Larry David plays an exaggerated version of himself. Since David is Jewish and he is one of the writers, the show…

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Young & Hungry For TV

Young & Hungry is a comedic show with just enough drama here and there to add dimension to each episode. Not only is this show a great form of entertainment, but if you grew up during the Hannah Montana era, you’ll see that the show features a familiar actress, Emily Osment. This is a much…

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For Openers: Coming To A Small Screen Near You

My column last month about seven-layer cake really struck a nerve, or a taste bud if you will, with Jewish News readers. I’m really not surprised. I had a feeling that might happen because you can never underestimate the power of 7LC. In the last month, I’ve received emails from former Detroiters who reminisced about…

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Annette Stone of West Bloomfield gives her husband, Allen, a kiss while looking at a book of photos. PHOTOS BY VISIONalIST ENTERTAINMENT

On The Front Lines

Jason Rubenfire Special to the Jewish News Documentary sheds light on Alzheimer’s and dementia patients and caregivers. Alzheimer’s disease and dementia wreak havoc on the lives of millions of families each year. They strike indiscriminately, no matter who you are or what you’ve accomplished. And, once a person is symptomatic, there’s no turning back. Local…

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The O.C., Judaism And Seth Cohen

Lately, I’ve been into older shows, and one show that I recently delved into was The O.C. The O.C. took place in the early 2000s, something that’s evident in the way the characters dress and the things they say. The show features a group of teenagers and their families who live in Newport Beach, Orange County,…

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Hollywood’s Celebrity Jews: At The Movies And On TV

AT THE MOVIES How to Talk to Girls at Parties is a sci-fi film based in part on the writings of our Brit landsman, super-star fantasy writer Neil Gaiman, 57 (Gaiman recently played himself in a small but important part on The Big Bang Theory). Adding to Gaiman’s work was Parties script co-writer John Cameron…

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The Blog: Judaism And The Good Wife

Although The Good Wife no longer airs new episodes, if you’re a student with a Spotify premium account and have access to Hulu, I highly recommend it. The Good Wife is a seven-season show about a family in the suburbs of northern Chicago. Peter, the father and husband of the show, is a well-known politician,…

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