‘Modern Family’ and ‘Happy Endings’ Hit the Bar Mitzvah Circuit Last Week

Not sure if it's a coincidence or not, but last week two of TV's best comedies - Modern Family and Happy Endings - both had storylines that revolved around bar mitzvahs, even though there was only one Jewish character on either of the shows.Happy Endings had a plot where Max (who is actually Jewish, as is his portrayer Adam Pally) started a gig as a "bar mitzvah hype man," getting the kids excited and ready to dance. His big move was when he spun like a human dreidel. He went into business … [Read more...]