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After the publication of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” almost a decade ago, fans were afraid the series had finally come to an end, and that soon it would disappear from the big screen, too. But “Harry Potter” has found the Resurrection Stone (perhaps for reasons magical and pecuniary), first with the opening of the play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and now with a November release prequel film, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”
Transparent’s third season dropped last week, and we are kvelling. As Maura (Jeffrey Tambor) continues to transition, the family deals with dramatic changes and reversals. But there’s one constant in this installment: the Pfeffermans are as Jewish as ever. Here’s a run-down of this season’s best Jewish moments.
The more Ilan Rosenberg pondered the Chanukkah story, the more the Hollywood stunt performer came up with one explanation for how a group of Jewish guerilla fighters beat the much larger Greek army. Maybe the Maccabees had possessed superhuman powers.
Of the 21 women left vying for the love of Ben Higgins, this season’s Bachelor, one is a member of the Tribe.
For the second annual National Bobblehead Day we scoured the internet for some wobbly plastic figurines of Jewish celebrities and historical figures. You wouldn’t believe how many we found. Some were easier to spot than others, like Harrison Ford as Han Solo, or Golda Meir in her famous skirt suit. But it was the familiar shock of white hair and comically sweet smile of a multitude of Albert Einstein bobbleheads that wins the Internet for us today. You can fill your home with at least a dozen different Einstein bobbleheads if you search long and hard enough.