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  • Faith, Fans Keep ‘Everwood’ Climbing

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm


    Everyone knows about Grace Adler and Seth Cohen. The Jewish characters of hit shows "Will and Grace" and "The O.C." have already become a part of the cultural zeitgeist.

    But completing its third season this week is one more show featuring Jewish characters, called "Everwood." The...

  • ‘Under’s’ Rabbinic Supervision

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "Six Feet Under" writer-producer Jill Soloway admits the HBO funeral parlor family drama is like a weekly commercial for taharah, the Jewish ritual of cleansing a dead body prior to burial.

    Forget the no-open-casket Jewish tradition: On Alan Ball's quirky hit, words like "skin...