TV’s Current Jewish Actors and Actresses

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Every year we do a salute for Hanukkah for our Jewish friends. This year we salute the many actors and actresses who are of Jewish decent. We found them on our favorite shows and others and are proud to present them and wish everyone a Happy Hanukkah

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Noah Wyle has come a long way as the baby face John Carter on ER , now he plays a man with a mission in his new series , “The Librarians” on TNT .

eric dane the last ship capt chandler

Eric Dane once strolled the corridors and on calls rooms of “Grey’s Anatomy , now he commands “The Last Ship” on TNT

david eigenberg chicago fire

David Eigenberg first came to our attention on “Sex and the City” as Steve. Now he is one of the firefighter heroes, Christopher Hermann on one of our faves “Chicago Fire” .

lisa kudrow the comeback valerie cherishLisa Kudrow was one of our favorite” Friends “, now she tries to make her comeback in the hilarious HBO series “The Comeback” as Valerie Cherish

simon helberg bbtSimon Helberg makes us laugh with his nerdy friends on CBS’ hit “The Big Bang Theory” as Howard Wolowitz

andy samberg brooklyn 999Andy Samberg steals the laughs on Fox’s “Brooklyn Nine Nine ” as Detective Jake Peralta

dan buckatinsky marry me the comebackWe mourned him last season when his character , James , was shot on “Scandal”. But Dan  Buckatinsky is back doing two series “The Comeback” and NBC’s hilarious hit “Marry Me” .

paul leo on scandalPaul Adelstein formally was on “Private Practice”  but now he walks the halls of power as Leo Bergen on ABC mega hit “Scandal”

josh malina scandalAlso not far from the West Wing, Joshua Malina stays in Washington as Attorney General David Rosen on “Scandal”

tony goldwyn scandal fitzA true son of Hollywood , Tony Goldwyn governs the country and romances the fair Olivia Pope as President Fitz Grant on “Scandal” Tony is also an accomplished director who has directed his own series a few times.

julianna marguiles the good wifeJulianna Margulies first came to us as Doug Ross’s girlfriend on “ER” , now she fights for justice as Alicia Florek on “The Good Wife”

shamyMayim Bialik is the girl to steal Sheldon’s heart on “The Big Bang Theory” as Amy Farrah Fowler .

debra messing  the mysteries of lauraShe was the one to make us laugh in “Will and Grace” but now she keeps the streets of the Big Apple safe on NBC ‘s new series “The Mysteries of Laura” – Debra Messing

jeff garlin the goldbergsChicago native, Jeff Garlin , kept us laughing on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” Now he plays dad Murray Goldberg on ABC’s new wonder years “The Goldbergs”

george segal the goldbergsGeorge Segal plays the cool , swinging grandpa “Al” Pops Goldberg on “The Goldbergs”

scott caan h50Scott Caan helps keep the peace in “Hawaii Five O” as Danno

adam levineHe may not be an actor  but one of our favorite TV personalities, its the front man for Maroon 5 and judge on NBCs “The Voice” Adam Levine

hank azaria simpsonsFrom “Friends” “Mad About You ” and a host of voices on “The Simpsons” it’s Hank Azaria

saul homelandMandy Pantinkin guides Clair Danes character on Showtime’s “Homeland”

kat dennings two broke girls maxKat Dennings serves up the laughs as Max on “Two Broke Girls ” on CBS

defiance premiere 101108As Hollywood fixer “Ray Donovan” or SCREAM’s Cotton Leery its Lieb Shreiber

milaShe may be the voice of frumpy Meg but in reality she’s adorable and a new mom Mila Kunis

seth greenOn “Buffy” , the creator of the hilarious Robot Chicken, and the voice of Chris from “Family Guy” Seth Green

mark feursteinKeeping the Hamptons healthy on USA’s “Royal Pains” its Hank Med himself Mark Feuerstein

laura prepon oitnbLaura Prepon is nothing but trouble as Alex Vause on the mega hit “Orange is the New Black”

natasha lyonne oitnbNatasha Lyonne made us laugh in the Pie movies and now she is rocking the cell block as Nicky Nichols in OITNB

kevin pollak momKevin Pollak has returned to television as Christy’s dad on “Mom” He is the love interest of Allison Janney

alex borstein family guyShe is the hot little momma to Peter on “Family Guy”its Alex Borstein

julia louis dreyfus veepRounding out our list is a television legend … forever in our hearts as neurotic Elaine on “Seinfeld” and now governing the US as “Veep” its Julie Louis Dreyfuss


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