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  • Judy Gold: Coming out as a sitcom addict

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 19, 2013 | 3:34 pm

    Comedian Judy Gold describes herself as a 6-foot-3, kosher-keeping Jewish lesbian and mother of two, and she’s always thought her life would be perfect fodder for a sitcom. She’s got a partner, an ex, two precocious sons, a bunch of eccentric neighbors and a “crazy-making” mom who,...

  • Producer Channels

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Gays weren't even on the radar in Ilene Chaiken's Jewish community in Philadelphia back in the 1960s.

    The creator of Showtime's lesbian drama, "The L Word," grew up in a home of "good liberal Jews" and belonged to a Reform temple.

    "But I think the closest one ever came to...