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23rd Jul '16 2:11:47 PM nombretomado
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* Rick Finklestein of ''BowsersKingdom''. He has the German last name, the accent and got in an argument with Paul Hammerbro in episode 10 over how to eat bagels:

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* Rick Finklestein of ''BowsersKingdom''.''WebAnimation/BowsersKingdom''. He has the German last name, the accent and got in an argument with Paul Hammerbro in episode 10 over how to eat bagels:
13th Jul '16 9:34:29 PM lavendermintrose
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* ''Anime/CodeGeass'': [[TheEveryman Ohgi]]. His hair, held back by a hairband, looks vaguely afro-ish, but it was [[http://media.animevice.com/uploads/0/55/83435-ohgi_comp_large.gif that random Star of David]] on his uniform that earned him the name [[FanNickname Jewgi]].
** Ohgi says "Never Again" in response to Nunnaly announcing her plan to revive the Specially Administrated Zone of Japan. The ramifications of which clearly compare The princess Massacre to the Holocaust.
** [[PsychoLesbian Nina]] [[GadgeteerGenius Einstein]] takes this trope UpToEleven. Just look at her last name.

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* ''Anime/CodeGeass'': [[TheEveryman Ohgi]]. His hair, held back by a hairband, looks vaguely afro-ish, but it was [[http://media.animevice.com/uploads/0/55/83435-ohgi_comp_large.gif that random Star of David]] on his uniform that earned him the name [[FanNickname Jewgi]].
lead fans to think this.
** Ohgi says "Never Again" in response to Nunnaly Nunnally announcing her plan to revive the Specially Administrated Zone of Japan. The ramifications of which clearly compare The princess Massacre to the Holocaust.
** [[PsychoLesbian Nina]] [[GadgeteerGenius Nina Einstein]] takes this trope UpToEleven. Just look at by her last name.name, and apparently curly black hair.
5th Jul '16 8:52:51 AM eldiablo555
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* Fuji the Japanese POW from ''MchalesNavy'' was constantly using Yiddish phrases such as "Oy Vey" and once sarcastically responded that a wedding cake he was making was for a wedding, not a Bar Mitzvah.
1st Jul '16 2:57:00 AM InsomniacWeasel
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** Other characters in the series also possess names which are stereotypically Jewish, most notably, members of the Reiss family. While "Frieda" could be interpreted as simply being a German name, Uri is an extremely Jewish one (being a Hebrew name which doesn't exist in any other language), while "Reiss" is a common Jewish surname.
19th Jun '16 10:15:17 PM Doryna
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* ''Series/FTroop'' dropped several subtle hints that the local Indian tribe, the Hekawi, may have been descended from the lost thirteenth tribe of Israel. The joke was helped along since many of the Hekawi also happened to be played by Borscht Belt comedians.
19th Jun '16 4:43:54 PM JamesAustin
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* Pavel Chekov on ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'', portrayed by Jewish actors WalterKoenig in the original series and AntonYelchin in the reboot, has some fandom support for this. Creator/LeonardNimoy, also Jewish, adapted the famous Vulcan hand salute from Jewish religious tradition, making the Vulcans [[FantasyCounterpartCulture a positive example of]] SpaceJews. Creator/WilliamShatner is also Jewish, but Kirk doesn't seem to get this quite as often from the fandom, as he is an Iowa farmboy with a Scottish last naming meaning "church" and the middle name Tiberius, a famously anti-Jewish Roman Emperor.

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* Pavel Chekov on ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'', portrayed by Jewish actors WalterKoenig in the original series and AntonYelchin Creator/AntonYelchin in the reboot, has some fandom support for this. Creator/LeonardNimoy, also Jewish, adapted the famous Vulcan hand salute from Jewish religious tradition, making the Vulcans [[FantasyCounterpartCulture a positive example of]] SpaceJews. Creator/WilliamShatner is also Jewish, but Kirk doesn't seem to get this quite as often from the fandom, as he is an Iowa farmboy with a Scottish last naming meaning "church" and the middle name Tiberius, a famously anti-Jewish Roman Emperor.
18th Jun '16 8:33:43 AM Prfnoff
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* ''Series/UnbreakableKimmySchmidt'': Lillian Kaushtupper, played by the Jewish actress Carol Kane. She references her ancestors being driven out of various countries before coming to America, which sounds like they were Jewish, but then she reveals that it was because they had sex with cows. Her name is mangled Yiddish for "cow-fucker."

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* ''Series/UnbreakableKimmySchmidt'': Lillian Kaushtupper, played by the Jewish actress Carol Kane. She references her ancestors being driven out of various countries before coming to America, which sounds like they were Jewish, but then she reveals that it was because [[BestialityIsDepraved they had sex with cows.cows]]. Her name is mangled Yiddish for "cow-fucker."
1st Jun '16 7:58:12 AM Minni128
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* From Wiki/{{Killerbunnies}}, we have this with Cerise Blumenthal who is more or less implied to be. This is mostly by her last name.

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* From Wiki/{{Killerbunnies}}, we have this with Cerise Blumenthal who is more or less implied to be. This is mostly by her last name.name and where she might come from (some state Bexley, others state Livingston, and some believe to be between Roslyn and Jericho).
22nd May '16 12:27:47 PM erforce
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* Egon Spengler and Janine Melnitz of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' have very Jewish-sounding names, but their ethnicities have never been mentioned. Harold Ramis, a Jew, jokes about his hair in the film being a "Jewfro." In case you wonder, Oswald Spengler, the philosopher who inspired Egon's surname, was non-Jewish. Both the first name and the last name are German, the former a form of Eckhard ("sword-strong"), the latter a southern German term for tin-smith or plumber.

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* Egon Spengler and Janine Melnitz of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' have very Jewish-sounding names, but their ethnicities have never been mentioned. Harold Ramis, Creator/HaroldRamis, a Jew, jokes about his hair in the film being a "Jewfro." In case you wonder, Oswald Spengler, the philosopher who inspired Egon's surname, was non-Jewish. Both the first name and the last name are German, the former a form of Eckhard ("sword-strong"), the latter a southern German term for tin-smith or plumber.
21st May '16 11:37:36 PM Anddrix
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* Harley Quinn, the [[SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker Joker's]] moll on ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', always seemed vaguely Jewish with her quirky personality and [[MostAnnoyingSound "fingernails-on-a-chalkboard" screechy voice]]. Then the beans were spilled when Harley was asked why she liked Christmas trees so much if she was Jewish. Later in that same story, Harley shouted "Happy Hanukkah, chump!" when attacking Batman. The Joker himself spouts the odd Yiddish phrase, but this is probably either by association with Harley or due to his background in show business - or maybe, once again, it's just Big Applesauce. It was recently revealed that Harley is half-Jewish and half-Catholic.

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* Harley Quinn, the [[SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker [[ComicBook/TheJoker Joker's]] moll on ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', always seemed vaguely Jewish with her quirky personality and [[MostAnnoyingSound "fingernails-on-a-chalkboard" screechy voice]]. Then the beans were spilled when Harley was asked why she liked Christmas trees so much if she was Jewish. Later in that same story, Harley shouted "Happy Hanukkah, chump!" when attacking Batman. The Joker himself spouts the odd Yiddish phrase, but this is probably either by association with Harley or due to his background in show business - or maybe, once again, it's just Big Applesauce. It was recently revealed that Harley is half-Jewish and half-Catholic.
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