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Finally, Definitive Proof That Sally’s Harry Was Jewish

The most goyish character from the iconic date movie might be more Jewish than we thought… Read More

By / April 6, 2011
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When Harry Met Sally… is a movie packed with implicit Jewishness. The major creative players behind it – Nora Ephron, Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal – are all as Jewey as they come. It seemed like Harry was written and performed to be Jewish. Take the famous Katz’s Deli (more Semitic street cred) Scene; Harry eats a corn beef on rye and Sally eats a turkey on white, suggesting an underlying cultural difference beyond their apparent personality clash. Yet, they never outwardly say that Harry isn’t celebrating Christmas like Sally, Jess or Princess Leah.

Today, the mystery is put to rest as Crystal with the help of offers a sequel to WHMS. Answers are at the 2:33 mark:

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