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Michele Byers

Michele Byers is professor of Women and Gender Studies at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her research focuses primarily on television, and she has written about many, many series over the years. She has also written about Jewish representation on TV and Jewish girlhoods in popular culture.

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Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik is most famous for starring as the titular character in the early 1990s series Blossom and, in the 2010s, on Big Bang Theory as Amy Farrah-Fowler. She is also known for being one of the few observant Jewish actors in Hollywood and for holding a PhD in Neuroscience from UCLA.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Michele Byers." (Viewed on September 21, 2023) <>.


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