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TV Review: ‘Kosher Soul’

23 February 2015 7:30 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

African-Americans and Jews have weathered enough grief throughout their histories to survive “Kosher Soul,” a silly Lifetime reality sitcom about black comic O’Neal McKnight and his Jewish bride-to-be, Miriam Sternoff. Why TV viewers would want to is the better question, inasmuch as the show seemingly exists as a feeble excuse to showcase McKnight’s standup act, while trafficking in stereotypes about both groups under the guise of “But they love each other anyway.” After having already braved race relations with the questionable “Girlfriend Intervention,” the channel might be well advised to steer clear of this ebony-and-ivory niche for a while.

As dated as it sounds, “Kosher Soul” seemingly wants to be the unscripted version of “Bridget Loves Bernie,” the early 1970s comedy about a Wasp-y woman, her Jewish husband and their mismatched families. As the show begins, Miriam is busy planning their wedding (they’ve been together for years »

- Brian Lowry

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