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30 May 2009

The Newest American Girl

And she's Jewish!

Rebecca Rubin is a Russian Jew who lives on the Lower East Side of New York City in 1914. Her dream is to become an actress in those new things, "the movies."

Meet Rebecca and her family

New York Times article about Rebecca

Jerusalem Post article about Rebecca (note: this one has some spoilers about the stories)

Boston.com article about Rebecca (what's with these nitwits complaining that she's Jewish?)

USA Today article about Rebecca

MSNBC article about Rebecca (geez, what's with all the emphasis on the doll? it's the books that are important)

The Jewish Week article about Rebecca (more spoilers!)

CNN.com article about Rebecca (sigh...again with the doll...)

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