The show may be focusing on the dating habits of a small niche population, but Gottfried is aiming at a much larger non-Jewish audience.
“We like to think of ‘Soon by You’ as a show with characters who happen to be Jewish instead of as a Jewish show,” she says, pointing out that the show has been likened to a kosher version of “Friends.” “I think almost everyone can relate to some of the awkward moments the characters on the show experience in dating.
Imagine this scenario: A young woman, Sarah, is waiting to meet her matchmaker-arranged date at a Manhattan restaurant.
When a young rabbinical student named David sails into the restaurant and asks if she is Sarah, he sits down and they begin their date. Photo by Judah S Harris Another young man hustles into the restaurant and waltzes up to their table. That’s when the trio realize that David has been sitting with Sarah Feldman, while his intended date, Sarah Jacobs, is impatiently drumming her immaculately lacquered nails over at the next table, wondering where her date is.
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