For while we decry those who caricature Jews as all possessing certain physical features, in the case of Caprice, ironically many find it hard to accept that this blonde, blue-eyed beauty could be of the faith, simply because she shatters a mould we claim doesn’t exist.
Note the Jewish magazine which ran an in-depth interview with the star in 1997, eliciting such quotes as “I go to shul on the holidays” and “I only date Jewish men because if I fall in love, I’ll want to get married”, only to pose the question at the end “Still can’t believe she’s Jewish?” before inviting readers to dial a hotline and vote on the matter.
And yet it was a very Jewish Caprice who at the equally Jewish Jewish Blind and Disabled annual dinner in 2005 had a chat with her chums from the just as Jewish Jewish News.
Okay she’s not a frummer. “I’m more of a spiritual person than a religious person”, admitted the model who the previous year donated part of her payout from a libel case to the charity she’s supported for several years.
Nonetheless, the five foot nine stunner who has graced the cover of more than 300 magazines is more ‘religious’ than many. “I’ve been kosher for about 12 years,” she said, adding. “I will raise my children that way.”
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