After The West Wing, Scandal, and Sports Night, Joshua Malina takes on Leopoldstadt, which is on Broadway through July. Perhaps Hollywood’s most Jew-y Jew, Malina now acts as Hermann Merz, the patriarch of the sprawling Viennese Jewish family.
I’ve worn a yarmulke in public every day of my adult life. While I can recall a few times when someone yelled at me or hurled an insult my way, these have generally been rare occurrences—except when I’m also holding my husband’s hand.
In August, the CW announced that Australian actor Ruby Rose had been cast to play Batwoman in a new series based on the comic books. But some have criticized the casting choice on the basis that Rose is not Jewish.
“Going to college and learning about the occupation for the first time made me reflect back on my 11 years of Jewish education with sadness and anger, realizing that our Israel education had been misleading and one-sided.”