Jewish Journal

Snooki OK after glass ceiling shatters at NYC Purim party

By Jay Firestone

February 28, 2010 | 2:12 pm

At purim before the roof collapsed lmao wtf

So you make it as a major success on MTV, sign on for another season, circulate late night talk show, and top it off with a Purim party - amazing. 

Luckily no one was seriously hurt.

From HuffingtonPost.com:

Snooki, Chris Noth, and Vinny Guadagnino were unharmed by falling glass Saturday night. The three were at a Purim Party in New York City’s Sony Building, according to The New York Post, when ice and shards of broken glass from building’s atrium fell on revelers below.

Read the full story at HuffingtonPost.com.

  • Luminario Ballet:  Hollywood performance

    By Melanie Reynard

    February 26, 2010 | 3:10 pm

    With only a railing separating them from a panoramic sea of Los Angeles lights, Judith FLEX Helle’s 6 dancers maintained somber faces as they leapt into 180 degree splits, and two men pulled at each end of an Audrey Hepburn-like dancer’s arabesque.

    On the evening of Sunday... read on

  • Rav Shmuel, Moshav, Electro Morroco and others join Matisyahu at Jewlicious

    By Ryan Torok

    February 24, 2010 | 12:02 am

    There were artists, besides Matisyahu, who shined at Jewlicious, like Rav Shmuel, Moshav, Electro Morocco, Kosha Dillz and Rinat Guttman.

    Shmuel, “a rabbi who hangs out in Greenwich Village,” according to ravshmuel.com, played a heartfelt acoustic set. With peyos and wearing... read on

  • The Elusive Matisyahu: A Jewlicious Quest [VIDEO]

    By Ryan Torok

    February 23, 2010 | 4:17 pm

    Matisyahu’s friends and family call him “Matis.” The first time I approached Matisyahu for an interview at Jewlicious, he said okay. But he was on his way to the bathroom. Can we do it in five minutes? he asked.

    The lanky, Chasidic reggae star resembles a track runner. In... read on

  • ESPN suspends PTI’s Tony Kornheiser for remarks about Hannah Storm

    By Jay Firestone

    February 23, 2010 | 2:57 pm

    SUSPENDED! Tony Kornheiser of ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption (PTI) has been suspended over recent comments he made on air about his ESPN colleague Hannah Storm.

    Apparently Hebrew school didn’t teach Tony how to control that wicked tongue his.

    Tony’s best remark:

    “She’s got on her... read on

  • Is Snowboarding Gold Medalist Torah Bright Jewish?

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    February 22, 2010 | 12:46 pm

    Torah Bright, the Australian snowboarding gold medalist on the halfpipe at the Vancouver Olympics, may not be Jewish but her name is just what it looks like – homage to the Jewish Five Books of Moses.

    Torah bright is a lifelong Mormon who grew up near the Snowy Mountains of New... read on

  • Congressman Berman Steps in to Help Unfortunate Israeli Couple

    By Dikla Kadosh

    February 19, 2010 | 2:47 pm

    Tragedy has plagued the Hen family numerous times over the course of the past two decades, leaving Avinoam and Rachel Hen depleted of hope and barely capable of maintaining a normal existence. Their 25-year-old daughter, Victoria, was killed in the 2002 terrorist shooting at LAX. She... read on

  • Aliyah, Beth Haverim leaders discuss deal

    By Adam Wills

    February 19, 2010 | 2:30 pm

    They aren’t using the “m” word, but leaders from Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills met with the leadership of Temple Beth Haverim on Feb. 10 to discuss plans to help shore up the Agoura Hills Conservative synagogue, which has been struggling financially in recent years and filed... read on

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