ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
Is Mayim Bialik too Jewish for ‘Jeopardy’?
by Jonathan S. Tobin
October 19, 2021
…The conceit of the [New York Times] piece was that since Trebek was perceived as being so “neutral,” Bialik was somehow a bad fit for the position of “Jeopardy!”…Yet as the Times article – and the many comments appended to it from readers who highlight their anger about someone who is not supportive of “Palestine” – makes clear, her connection with Judaism seems to stick in a lot of people’s throats… Indeed, the fact that she raised funds to buy bullet-proof vests for Israel Defense Forces soldiers during Operation Protective Edge in 2014 as terrorist rockets rained down on Israeli villages, towns and cities is considered a problem for Times readers. READ MORE