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A Looney question: Can we claim Bugs Bunny as Jewish?
David Kaufmann | Tue. Aug 07, 2007

For many years of my life, I worried about American poetry and German philosophy. Now that I have kids, I worry about more pressing things. Like religion. Like ethnicity. Like cartoons. Since it's August, and everyone is on vacation, my editor is feeling more permissive than usual. It seems like a good time to pose a question that has been plaguing me for months: If Michael Landon and Kirk Douglas are Jews, why can't we claim Bugs Bunny as well?

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