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Ben Feldman hams up the Jew factor on ‘Mad Men’

Ben Feldman as Michael Ginsberg, the Jewish copywriter in AMC's "Mad Men" (Courtesy AMC)

NEW YORK (JTA) — Advertising, it’s fair to say, is in Ben Feldman’s blood. Yes, he technically plays a fictional advertiser, the Jewish copywriter in AMC’s award-winning drama “Mad Men.” But Feldman says it was his excellent marketing skills that landed him the role. “The casting loved that I… Read more »

Meet Michael Ginsburg: On ‘Mad Men,’ Sterling Cooper gets a Jewish copywriter

Michael Ginsberg, played by Ben Feldman, is the new Jewish copyeditor on the AMC award-winning show "Mad Men." (Michael Yarish/AMC)

NEW YORK (JTA) — “Mad Men” is like the Jews — it gets a lot of attention for a show watched by less than 2 percent of the population. To kick off its fifth season, the 1960s period program, winner of four straight Emmys for best drama, has a new Jewish… Read more »