Lena Dunham's Dog or Jewish Boyfriend Story Called Offensive by ADL

March 28, 2015 2:53 AM

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Lena Dunham's Dog or Jewish Boyfriend Story Called Offensive by ADL

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) says a humor piece written by Lena Dunham for The New Yorker is “offensive” and “insensitive” about anti-Semitic stereotypes.

The story, “Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz,” lists attributes of her dog, Lamby, and her boyfriend, musician Jack Antonoff. ADL National Chairman Abraham H. Foxman took issue with jokes that amounted to “stereotypes about cheap Jews” and said that the comparison “evokes memories of the ‘No Jews or ...

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