Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s not-so-crazy trip to Israel

Between all the countless panicked columns written about young American Jews not caring about Israel anymore, it’s refreshing to meet a Jewish American 28-year-old who says “I’m Jewish; I think there’s somewhat of an assumption that I’m pro-Israel.”

Even more refreshing is hearing that she “hasn’t heard much about the ‘boycott Israel’ movement in the states.”

Considering that the woman in question is Rachel Bloom, the co-creator, writer, executive producer and star of American musical comedy TV show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” who won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series Musical or Comedy and promptly announced that she is going to Israel, much in the way football players talk about Disney World, that seems like a pretty big #BDSfail, as Israel supporters say on social media. Continue reading

Plus, a blog post on why the show resonates with young Jewish women and more quotes from Bloom here

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Tovah Feldshuh (L) and Rachel Boom. Credit: Courtesy

 

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