Jewish Journal

VIDEO: UFO hovers over Jerusalem

By Adam Wills

February 2, 2011 | 4:45 pm

Call it X-Files, Jerusalem style.

A pair of videos showing a glowing white orb hovering over Jerusalem’s Temple Mount have people scratching their heads.

The videos, purportedly shot around 1 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, but from different angles, were posted to YouTube this week, In both videos, the ball of light hangs above the Temple Mount for a while and then rockets away suddenly.

Do you believe?


  • Bond Is Back!

    By Adam Wills

    January 11, 2011 | 4:11 pm

    Remember those gloom-and-doom predictions about the “007” franchise? MGM announced today that Daniel Craig is set to return as Bond ... James Bond.

    Production on the as-yet-titled 23rd Bond film begins later this year, and has a Nov. 9, 2012 release date. Sam Mendes will direct a... read on

  • Meet Rogen’s raunchy alien in ‘Paul’

    By Adam Wills

    December 17, 2010 | 4:10 pm

    Seth Rogen as a baked, reggae-loving extra-terrestrial? Shock, I know.

    Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (“Shaun of the Dead,” “Hot Fuzz”) star as two British comic book geeks who discover the titular wayward alien, Paul (Rogen), on a road trip through America. Bagel anal probe and spaceman balls jokes ensue in a new international trailer that gives us a longer look at the film, which stars Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader and Sigourney Weaver. “Paul” lands on March 18 in the U.S. (Feb. 18 in the U.K.).


  • ‘Empire’ director dies at 87

    By Adam Wills

    November 30, 2010 | 11:29 am

    Irvin Kershner, best known to fandom as director of the “Star Wars” sequel “The Empire Strikes Back” as well as “Robocop 2” and episodes of the television series “seaQuest DSV,” has died after a three-year battle with lung cancer. He was 87.

    “The world has lost a... read on

  • Rock a costume all weekend—Long Beach Comic-Con!

    By Adam Wills

    October 28, 2010 | 4:03 pm

    Halloween? Feh.

    Fans know costumes!

    But a weekend full of cosplay—including a Friday night costume ball with the band Shiny Toy Guns—isn’t the only reason to attend the second Long Beach Comic-Con, Friday 10/29 to Sunday 10/31 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Feeling... read on

  • The Top 8: Comic-Con 2010

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    July 29, 2010 | 5:03 am

    8. Ballroom 20—More Fun Than a Poke in the Eye
    A surprise live performance of “The Big Bang Theory” theme by The Barenaked Ladies and “Chuck’s” Jeffster dancing to Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” in Ballroom 20 helped redeem Comic-Con this year after the disappointing final... read on

  • How Jewy is Seth Rogen’s Green Hornet?

    By Adam Wills

    July 27, 2010 | 6:39 pm

    Seth Rogen tends to play characters who closely resemble … well, Seth Rogen. So does that make his modern take on Britt Reid—the masked vigilante newspaper publisher at the center of “The Green Hornet”—a Jewish action hero?

    “Actually, Tom Wilkinson [who plays James Reid,... read on

  • ‘A Contract With God’ heads to silver screen

    By Adam Wills

    July 24, 2010 | 10:16 pm

    Will Eisner‘s “A Contract With God, And Other Tenement Stories,” released in 1978, is considered one of the first graphic novels ... and an intensely Jewish one to boot. During the Eisner Awards ceremony at Comic-Con on Friday night, Denis Kitchen announced Eisner’s influential work... read on

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