It's a comedy, and a good one, which I think is a more accurate reason for its success! The Jew that models their family after a secular comedy show is a nominal Jew. Just because something or someone is successful does not necessarily mean it/they is/are accepted. Should we also take our cues from Family Guy?
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from the article: To save themselves, Jewish institutions must embrace the 'Modern Family’