'Gossip Girl' Under the Chuppah

Television’s resident WASPs can’t seem to get enough of Jewish men.

First “Sex and the City” married off its Episcopal princess, Charlotte, to a Conservative Jew, and now “Gossip Girl” is getting an infusion of Yiddishkeit in its blue-blooded veins. In this week’s episode, Park Avenue matron Eleanor Waldorf (Margaret Colin) wedded the mentshlikh Jewish businessman Cyrus Rose (Wallace Shawn) — under a chuppah, Hebrew vows and all.

Communications professor Elana Levine, who writes the Dr. Television blog, weighs in on the anomalous prime-time pairings in this week’s Shmooze section.

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