Meet The Newest American Girl

Meet Rebecca Rubin, the first historical Jewish American Girl doll, whose story will introduce young readers to Russian-Jewish immigrant life amongst the tenement houses of the Lower East Side of New York City in 1914.

"I'm surprised," Abraham Foxman of the Anti-Defamation League tells the New York Times, "It's not offensive. It's sensitive. How about that? Most of the time these things fall into stereotypes which border on the offensive." [NYTimes]