Although every episode of the TV sitcom Seinfeld oozes with a feeling of Jewishness, only a handful of them actually involve Jewish situations, such as a bris or a bar mitzvah. One of the most Jewy episodes is the 159th episode. It was the third episode of the ninth and final season. It aired in the U.S. on October 9, 1997.
In this episode, titled The Serenity Now, Elaine discovers her "shiksa appeal" and suddenly every Jewish man in New York, including her former boss, his Bar Mitzvah age son, and Jerry, is attracted to her. Elaine seeks help from the rabbi to see if she can reduce her "
We know this episode will get a mixed reaction from our readers, but it's Jewish, it's funny, and it makes a statement about the role of Jewish life in pop culture. So relax, lighten up, and enjoy!
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