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Good Jewish Fun

By Symi Rom-Rymer

With weather in the 90s and a three-day weekend to look forward to, it’s no time for a heavy post.  So instead, here’s some fun Jewish TV mind candy:

I thought I’d kick things off with a sketch from the early years, “Jewess Jeans.”  A parody of the then-popular Jordache jeans commercial, Rhonda Weiss (played by Gilda Radner) skillfully plays with our notions of what it means to be both Jewish and sexy.

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