Disney’s First Jewish Princess Arrives in Time for Hanukkah

Princess Rebecca, of the Ladino kingdom of Galonia, appeared in an episode of  Elena of Avalor that aired on December 6. Elena is a Latinx princess who is the centerpiece of the Emmy-winning, Disney Junior Channel series which debuted in 2016. Until now there has been no Jewish princess—not that there wasn’t an abundance of attractive candidates.

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