Jewish Journal

  • Michael Jackson’s legacy

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 25, 2009 | 8:38 pm

    A music legend has died today, and even though my colleague Brad Greenberg did well posturing the Jewish angle, I wanted to excerpt from this thoughtful piece by Richard Williams at The Guardian, which wisely attests to Jackson’s legacy as one of the most remarkable entertainers of... read on

  • What do Britney Spears and the Holocaust have in common?

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 25, 2009 | 8:06 pm

    I’m not sure what to make of the director that thinks Britney Spears should star in a Holocaust movie (or any movie, for that matter) but rumors have the pop star returning to the silver screen to do just that.

    Spears last starred in “Crossroads” which may sound unfamiliar because... read on

  • Nikki Finke sells ‘Deadline Hollywood Daily’ website for $14 million

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 24, 2009 | 6:10 pm

    Nikki Finke is likely the most feared, despised and uncompromising journalist in Hollywood. She’s also one of the most respected, with a rolodex full of the industry’s most connected players and a penchant for breaking stories before they happen. Her website, Deadline Hollywood Daily... read on

  • Bruno’s Top Five Jewish Moments

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 23, 2009 | 3:45 am


    Universal Pictures has issued an embargo on reviews until the day before “Bruno’s” July 10 release, but here are some top Jewish moments from Sacha Baron Cohen’s highly anticipated (and litigious) mock documentary about a flamboyant gay fashionista who aspires to become the... read on

  • ‘Bruno’ premieres in UK [video]

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 18, 2009 | 2:20 pm

    Pardon my inability to get the embed code for this, but click the link and watch Bruno march upon a London crowd at the UK premiere of “Bruno.”

    Link to The Guardian:


    Apparently American... read on

  • William Morris Endeavor ousting some of its top Jews

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 17, 2009 | 3:44 pm

    The new William Morris Endeavor is being run by one of Hollywood’s most powerful Jews—Ari Emanuel. But amid the shake-ups that have accompanied the merger he orchestrated, some of the former William Morris Agency’s top Jewish talent are being let go.

    Back in April, there was news... read on

  • Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber visit Israel [PHOTOS]

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 16, 2009 | 4:07 pm

    Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber spent the early part of their summer visiting Israel with their two children, Alexander Peter (Sasha), 2, and Samuel, 5 mos. They enjoyed the usual tourist treats like visiting the Western Wall in Jerusalem, where Liev wrapped himself in Tefillin and Naomi prayed with her youngest son. And then they headed North to the Galilee, where the family planted trees with Jewish National Fund.


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