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15th Dec '17 2:25:27 AM meanmetalmario
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* Creator/GeneSimmons (né Chaim Witz) relates this one in his memoir ''Kiss and Make-Up'': "What's the difference between a Jewish mother and an Italian mother? The Italian mother says, 'If you don't do what I tell you, I'll kill youse.' The Jewish mother says, 'If you don't do what I tell you, I'll kill myself.'"

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* Creator/GeneSimmons [[Music/{{KISS}} Gene Simmons]] (né Chaim Witz) relates this one in his memoir ''Kiss and Make-Up'': "What's the difference between a Jewish mother and an Italian mother? The Italian mother says, 'If you don't do what I tell you, I'll kill youse.' The Jewish mother says, 'If you don't do what I tell you, I'll kill myself.''myself''.'"
23rd Oct '17 4:03:48 PM Seraphine
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** Depsite how Fran complains about how overbearing her mother is, she can some times show similar traits herself when it comes to the Sheffield children. It is difficult for her to let Grace go on a play date by herself for the first time, and she also tries to use guilt-trip on Maggie on occasions.

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** Depsite Despite how Fran complains about how overbearing her mother is, she can some times show similar traits herself when it comes to the Sheffield children. It is difficult for her to let Grace go on a play date by herself for the first time, and she also tries to use guilt-trip on Maggie on occasions.



* In ''Series/TheGoldbergs'', the Goldberg family of Philadelphia are AmbiguouslyJewish - the name fits, the younger son fits the stereotype of being nerdy and bad at sports, the daughter has a sense of spoilt entitlement, but matters of religion are not really hinted at.[[note]]The family take to Chinese food, pork and seasfood and all, like ducks to water[[/note]] But mother Beverley Goldberg is a terrifying MamaBear who fits the Jewish Mother persona to a tee. In fact she takes it UpToEleven.

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* In ''Series/TheGoldbergs'', the Goldberg family of Philadelphia are AmbiguouslyJewish - the name fits, the younger son fits the stereotype of being nerdy and bad at sports, the daughter has a sense of spoilt entitlement, but matters of religion are not really hinted at.[[note]]The family take to Chinese food, pork and seasfood seafood and all, like ducks to water[[/note]] But mother Beverley Goldberg is a terrifying MamaBear who fits the Jewish Mother persona to a tee. In fact she takes it UpToEleven.
1st Oct '17 7:59:57 AM Gess
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* A bunch of kids are playing in the courtyard. A window opens and the mother calls out to one of them:
- Abram, honey, time to go home!
- Am I cold, mom?

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* A bunch of kids are playing in the courtyard. A window opens and the mother calls out to one of them:
them:\\
- Abram, honey, time to go home!
home!\\
- Am I cold, mom?mom?\\
10th Sep '17 4:43:58 AM Gess
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* A bunch of kids are playing in the courtyard. A window opens and the mother calls out to one of them:
- Abram, honey, time to go home!
- Am I cold, mom?
- No, honey, you're hungry!
6th Jul '17 6:27:37 AM boatsnot
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** On the flipside, [[TheFundamentalist a Christian mother]] is appalled to discover her Jewish friend has a gay son. "How can you possibly accept him?" Her friend responds, "What do you mean? They're both doctors, what's there to complain about?" An alternative punchline is: "Oh, so ''NOW'' you want me to complain?"



** On the flipside, [[TheFundamentalist a Christian mother]] is appalled to discover her Jewish friend has a gay son. "How can you possibly accept him?" Her friend responds, "What do you mean? They're both doctors, what's there to complain about?" An alternative punchline is: "Oh, so ''NOW'' you want me to complain?"
6th Jul '17 6:24:47 AM boatsnot
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** On the flipside, [[TheFundamentalist a Christian mother]] is appalled to discover her Jewish friend has a gay son. "How can you possibly accept him?" Her friend responds, "What do you mean? They're both doctors, what's there to complain about?" An alternative punchline is: "Oh, so ''NOW'' you want me to complain?"
26th Jun '17 5:17:20 PM WillKeaton
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* In ''Webcomic/ButImACatPerson'': Sparrow's mother (even as an ethnically Jewish pagan), and [[http://erinptah.com/catperson/comic/interlude-one-page-10-2/ her mother before her]].

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* In ''Webcomic/ButImACatPerson'': Sparrow's mother (even as an ethnically Jewish pagan), and [[http://erinptah.com/catperson/comic/interlude-one-page-10-2/ her mother before her]].her.]]
26th Jun '17 5:16:46 PM WillKeaton
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* Beattie (Maureen Lipman), the middle-aged London Jewish mother in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWOhw95IO2s British Telecom TV ads]].

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* Beattie (Maureen Lipman), the middle-aged London Jewish mother in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWOhw95IO2s British Telecom TV ads]].ads.]]
9th Jun '17 3:47:23 PM nombretomado
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* In some ways, Grace's mother from WillAndGrace is like this - Grace remembers being told "...the classic Dr Seuss story; ''One Fish, Two Fish, Goy Fish, Jew Fish''" by her mother.

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* In some ways, Grace's mother from WillAndGrace ''Series/WillAndGrace'' is like this - Grace remembers being told "...the classic Dr Seuss story; ''One Fish, Two Fish, Goy Fish, Jew Fish''" by her mother.
20th May '17 7:22:27 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{A Very Potter Musical}}'', Molly Weasley is implied to be this trope.

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* In ''{{A ''Theatre/{{A Very Potter Musical}}'', Molly Weasley is implied to be this trope.
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