A brief history of Hollywood and Hanukkah
In Hollywood's big studio days, explicit Jewishness was nowhere to be found. That's changing.
Hanukkah – in America at least – is a poor man’s Christmas; it is celebrated in the West perhaps only because it coincides with the holiday season there. Otherwise, as we know, it’s a minor and hence rather negligible holiday in Judaism. Nonetheless, it has appeared frequently on American television – the best example possibly being the “Hanukkah Armadillo” in the...
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