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Okay, so. I flaked on Days of Awesome this year, because I'm overwhelmed. But all week I've been getting kudos for previous years' Days of Awesome stories, and it's making me feel guilty. (Appropriately!)

So here, have the instaquick delayed Days of Awesome. Hey, it's still the days of awe, right? Right?

Post as many or as few stories as you want, of any length, at the AO3 Days of Awesome 2011 collection between now and October 20th; stories will be hidden. On October 20th, I'll reveal the stories. On October 30th, I'll reveal the authors.

And סלח לי, forgive me.


Write whatever you want, as long as it features Jewish characters being noticeably Jewish, where "being Jewish" is defined by you. Just feature their Judaism in some way or another: religious, cultural, geographical, ethnic, family, or any way at all. You want to have Cristina Yang eating kreplach? Magneto remembering his childhood? Kitty Pryde negotiating with Colossus about raising the kids Jewish? Young Greg House at James Wilson's Bar Mitzvah? Ziva David in the IDF? Go for it.

Warn for in-character racism, fatphobia, sexism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia, etc, if you would. Jews of color, Jews with disabilities, and non-Ashkenaz Jews are particularly welcome.

All stories will be revealed on Oct 20. All authors will be revealed on October 27. Why these dates? TOTALLY RANDOM, THAT'S WHY.

Some suggestions for Jewish characters



Babylon 5: Susan Ivanova

Being Human (UK): George

Brothers & Sisters: Saul Holden; Nora, Sarah, Kitty, Tommy, Kevin, and Justin

Buffy: Willow Rosenberg

Community: Annie Edison

Dead Like Me: Rube Sofer

DC comics: Kate Kane (Batwoman)

Entourage: Ari Gold

Firefly / Serenity: Mr. Universe

Grey's Anatomy: Cristina Yang

Homicide: Life on the Street: Detective John Munch (cf. L&O)

Heroes: Matt Parkman, Hana Gitelman

House: James Wilson, Lisa Cuddy, Chris Taub, Lawrence Kutner

Leverage: Mikel Dayan, the Mossad agent from "The Two Live Crew Job"

Law and Order universe: Detective John Munch (cf. HLOTS), Danielle Melnick, Randy Dworkin

Marvel comics: Kitty Pryde, Bobby Drake, Erik Lensherr (Magneto), Ben Grimm, Wiccan, Scarlet Witch (Jewish father), Quicksilver (Jewish father)

Mr. and Mrs. Smith: Jane Smith

NCIS: Ziva David

New Amsterdam: Eva Marquez

Numb3rs: Don, Charlie and Alan Eppes

Pushing Daisies: Charlotte, Lily, Vivian, and Charles Charles

RPF: Jon Stewart, Joe Trohman, Seth Green, Kevin Youkilis, etc

Sentinel: Blair and Naomi Sandburg

Sports Night: Dan Rydell, Jeremy Goodwin

Stargate: SG-1: Dr. Robert Rothman

Star Trek: the Next Generation: Worf and Alexander, through the probable Jewishness of the Sergey and Helena Rozhenko

Starsky and Hutch: David Starsky

Studio 60: Matt Albie

Temeraire: Avram and Sara Maden

West Wing: Josh Lyman, Toby Ziegler

Wire: Rhonda Pearlman, Maury Levy

X-Files: Fox Mulder, probably

Or check the Wikipedia list of fictitious Jews for many more.

Links to resources and similar communities



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