Grover is probably the most Jewish of all the Sesame Street characters, so it makes sense that he would be picked for this video. I expected schlock, but was pleasantly surprised at the restraint shown by the writers. Kind of enjoyable, actually…
What, you thought Fuzzy was the ultimate Jewish muppet? Well, never mind that Fuzzy is not technically a Sesame Street character, but is a flatlining comedian necessarily the best representation of the Hebrew race? I’m just asking.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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