Hallmark Channel welcomes former Jane the Virgin star Yael Grobglas to its family this weekend when she co-stars with Jeremy Jordan in the delightful holiday movie Hanukkah on Rye. Set amidst two Jewish families, the film is a hilarious holiday must-see that has its two leads falling in love via the age-old art of letter writing, after their meddling mothers enlist the services of a matchmaker in the hope that they both find their bashert (Hebrew for soulmate). For the French/Israeli actress, all she needed to hear was the title to jump on board. "The moment I heard they were doing a Hanukkah movie, I was like, 'Yes, sign me up!'" she recalled in an exclusive interview with MediaVillage. "Hallmark always does charming holiday movies, and I found the script delightful. Plus, I've always wanted to do a rom-com. So much of it resonated, but the funny thing is while I'm Israeli and Jewish, the traditions are a little different there.
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