Is American Girl’s Jewish American Princess Really a Shiksa?


Josh Friedland of The Food Section was paying close attention to American Girl’s newly released Jewish doll. Named Rebecca Rubin, the doll is supposed to be of Russian ancestry and comes complete with a bagel, rugelach, and pickles. But, wait a minute, what is this? American cheese on the bagel instead of a schmear of cream cheese? Abomination!

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 13, 2009

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