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Downton Abbey

Why this Modern Jewish Mother Loves “Downton Abbey”

I'm not your old-fashioned Jewish Mother, who shovels guilt on my kids in whose lives I'm over-invested.

Downton Abbey's Lady Grantham: Honorary Jewess With Attitude

"Is she Jewish?"

It's one of the first questions we Jews ask about anyone in pop culture who even slightly looks like one of the tribe, or has a "berg" or a "witz" as their name's last syllable.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Downton Abbey." (Viewed on October 21, 2014) <http://jwa.org/tags/downton-abbey>.

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