Curb Your Enthusiasm: Jewish TV Cliches Are a Thing of the Past

A reply to Ruta Kupfer: the striking thing about new television series is the almost total absence of Jewish characters with stereotypical traits.

In a recent piece for Haaretz, Ruta Kupfer argued that "Again and again, TV shows acclaimed for their nuance and character development rely on a two-dimensional depiction of Jews" ("'Breaking Bad,' 'The Wire,'.../p>

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