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24th Dec '17 11:22:19 PM pidget_spinner
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* Jared Kleinman from ''Theatre/DearEvanHansen'' is considered by many fans to be Jewish due to his Jewish first and last names, and also because he at one point quotes ''Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof''.
-->'''Jared''': "You're almost...''popular''. Which is just...wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles."
23rd Dec '17 3:12:25 PM nombretomado
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* Martial artist and fanservice provider Jin-le Kwon from the manwha ''TheBreaker'' is always seen wearing a Star of David necklace, and is thus considered by some to be Jewish.

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* Martial artist and fanservice provider Jin-le Kwon from the manwha ''TheBreaker'' ''Manhwa/TheBreaker'' is always seen wearing a Star of David necklace, and is thus considered by some to be Jewish.
23rd Dec '17 11:38:23 AM StarformDCX
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* Shilo Norman was shown consulting a rabbi in the 2006 Creator/GrantMorrison-written ''[[ComicBook/SevenSoldiers Mister Miracle]]'' miniseries. This background makes him perhaps the only comic superhero who is [[TwoferTokenMinority both]] black and Jewish. It might also be noted that Norman has escaped death after dying, much like another Jewish celebrity.

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* Shilo Norman was shown consulting a rabbi in the 2006 Creator/GrantMorrison-written ''[[ComicBook/SevenSoldiers Mister Miracle]]'' miniseries. This background makes him perhaps virtually the only comic superhero who is [[TwoferTokenMinority both]] black and Jewish. It might also be noted that Norman has escaped death after dying, much like another Jewish celebrity.
23rd Dec '17 11:35:10 AM StarformDCX
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* Ben Grimm, the Thing in the ''Comicbook/FantasticFour'', was created by Jews, has a Jewish name (Benjamin Jacob), resembles the {{Golem}} legend, and grew up in a Yancy Street neighborhood resembling New York's Lower East Side. Grimm was finally confirmed as Jewish in 2002, 41 years after his first appearance. This ended with an immortal "You don't ''look'' Jewish..." That story explains that he'd been hiding as many signs of his Jewishness as he could ever since the accident, due to his monstrous form, not wanting his monstrousness to be anti-semitism fuel.

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* Ben Grimm, the Thing in the ''Comicbook/FantasticFour'', was created by Jews, has a Jewish name (Benjamin Jacob), resembles the {{Golem}} legend, [[DependingOnTheWriter sometimes]] has YiddishAsASecondLanguage, and grew up in a Yancy Street neighborhood resembling New York's Lower East Side. Grimm was finally confirmed as Jewish in 2002, 41 years after his first appearance. This ended with an immortal "You don't ''look'' Jewish..." That story explains that he'd been hiding as many signs of his Jewishness as he could ever since the accident, due to his monstrous form, not wanting his monstrousness to be anti-semitism fuel.
10th Dec '17 1:18:01 PM nombretomado
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* Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head from the ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' series have to have gotten that Yiddish accent from somewhere. It also helps that both are voiced by DonRickles and Estelle Harris (who are both Jewish) respectively. However, Mr. Potato Head crosses himself in the first film. Mr. Potato Head belongs to ''Creator/{{Hasbro}}'', a company founded by a Jewish family.

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* Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head from the ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' series have to have gotten that Yiddish accent from somewhere. It also helps that both are voiced by DonRickles Creator/DonRickles and Estelle Harris (who are both Jewish) respectively. However, Mr. Potato Head crosses himself in the first film. Mr. Potato Head belongs to ''Creator/{{Hasbro}}'', a company founded by a Jewish family.
23rd Sep '17 8:39:58 PM nombretomado
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* Dolly Levi of Thorton Wilder's ''The Matchmaker'' and ''Theatre/HelloDolly'' is an interesting case, as she is played by BarbraStreisand in the film, and the character in the play is presumably Irish-American (her maiden name is Gallagher) and intermarried, but in both cases speaks with a [[YiddishAsASecondLanguage "Yiddish" rhythm]] and is a good fit for the stereotypical matchmaker of Jewish humor (compare her with Yente of ''Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof'').

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* Dolly Levi of Thorton Wilder's ''The Matchmaker'' and ''Theatre/HelloDolly'' is an interesting case, as she is played by BarbraStreisand Music/BarbraStreisand in the film, and the character in the play is presumably Irish-American (her maiden name is Gallagher) and intermarried, but in both cases speaks with a [[YiddishAsASecondLanguage "Yiddish" rhythm]] and is a good fit for the stereotypical matchmaker of Jewish humor (compare her with Yente of ''Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof'').
23rd Jul '17 3:51:09 PM AreYouTyler
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* [[MyFriendsAnd Zoidberg Zoidberg]] from '' WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''. He's got YiddishAsASecondLanguage, his mother pushed him to be a doctor while he wanted to be a comedian, he's got the '-berg' in his name...though on the other hand, [[SpaceJews he's an alien lobster-man]]. All of his fellow Decapodians are the same way; WordOfGod said at one point that they all converted to a form of Reform Judaism after making first contact with Earth.

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* [[MyFriendsAnd Dr. Zoidberg Zoidberg]] from '' WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''. He's got YiddishAsASecondLanguage, his mother pushed him to be a doctor while he wanted to be a comedian, he's got the '-berg' in his name...though on the other hand, [[SpaceJews he's an alien lobster-man]]. All of his fellow Decapodians are the same way; WordOfGod said at one point that they all converted to a form of Reform Judaism after making first contact with Earth.
7th Jul '17 9:23:47 AM Pamina
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* It's shown in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' that Greg changed his surname from "De Mayo" to "Universe". "De Mayo" is a Jewish surname. His son Steven also has curly black hair, though he seems to get his curls from his mother's side (with Rose having been a StarfishAlien in a humanoid form).

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* It's shown in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' that Greg changed his surname from "De Mayo" to "Universe". "De Mayo" is a Sephardic Jewish surname. His son Steven also has curly black hair, though he seems to get his curls from his mother's side (with Rose having been a StarfishAlien in a humanoid form). Show creator Rebecca Sugar is half-Jewish and based the character of Steven on her own brother.
29th Jun '17 9:34:07 AM JoeMerl
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* Zoidberg from '' WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''. He fulfills many, many Jewish stereotypes but is never exactly confirmed. [[SpaceJews He's also an alien lobsterman]].

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* [[MyFriendsAnd Zoidberg Zoidberg]] from '' WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''. He fulfills many, many Jewish stereotypes but is never exactly confirmed. He's got YiddishAsASecondLanguage, his mother pushed him to be a doctor while he wanted to be a comedian, he's got the '-berg' in his name...though on the other hand, [[SpaceJews He's also he's an alien lobsterman]].lobster-man]]. All of his fellow Decapodians are the same way; WordOfGod said at one point that they all converted to a form of Reform Judaism after making first contact with Earth.
16th Jun '17 10:56:51 AM Pamina
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** Having been partly inspired by Creator/GrouchoMarx, Yakko gives off some Jewish vibes too, especially considering his name sounds like it was derived from "Yakov", a common Hebrew variant of Jacob. His siblings, however, don't really seem Jewish.

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** Having been partly inspired by Creator/GrouchoMarx, Yakko gives off some Jewish vibes too, especially considering his name sounds like it was derived from "Yakov", a common Hebrew variant of Jacob. His siblings, however, don't really seem Jewish, and all three of them celebrate Christmas. Of course the real Warner brothers - the studio founders were Jewish.
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