Jewish Journal

  • Celebrity Schadenfreude (print version)

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 11, 2012 | 1:01 pm

    The only thing Americans love as much as their celebrities is … hating them.

    Just ask Madonna. During the course of a three-decade career,
    her public image seems to have been defined more by her indulgences in ignominy than exemplifying personal values. Is it just me or was she... read on

  • Celebrity Schadenfreude: Hating on the stars

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 6, 2012 | 11:55 am

    On the flight back from a recent trip to Italy, I took a slight flight risk and decided to watch Madonna’s critically maligned movie “W.E.”  Since I had not heard a single positive thing about it (save for Andrea Riseborough’s performance as Wallis Simpson) I was not... read on

  • No business like the news business: Aaron Sorkin on ‘Newsroom’

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 5, 2012 | 3:38 pm

    Aaron Sorkin, the playwright, television writer and Oscar-winning screenwriter of “The Social Network,” is causing a stir with his new HBO series, “The Newsroom,” about the inside antics of a cable news show and its commentary on American journalism. Sorkin’s “The West... read on

  • Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes divorce teaches a lesson in love

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 5, 2012 | 11:59 am

    Call it romantic idealism or shallow egoism but most women adore PDA.

    A beautiful bouquet sent from a lover is nice, but receiving it at work to the oohs and ahhs of others is better, as if to say, ‘Look how she’s adored.’ A quiet candlelit proposal is surely sweet and... read on

  • Does JDate care about Jewish weddings?

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 20, 2012 | 1:21 pm

    JDate may be a little confused about its mission.

    The online dating Website, which touts itself as “the premier Jewish singles community online” had a PR firm dredge up wedding-season publicity by releasing a list of the Top Five Jewish Celebrity Weddings of the past year.

    ... read on
  • Is the heart of Israeli cinema in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv?

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 20, 2012 | 12:47 pm

    Call it sibling rivalry.

    Although less than 40 miles apart, holy, historied Jerusalem and delightedly unholy Tel Aviv barely have anything in common.

    Ask any inhabitant from one city for thoughts about the other and you’ll probably hear that those citizens live “in another... read on

  • A rare interview with Woody Allen

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 14, 2012 | 5:00 pm

    I don’t know how she did it, but the Wall Street Journal’s Rachel Dodes got a one-on-one with Woody Allen. The young reporter met with the press-shy filmmaker last week at his New York office to discuss his upcoming release “To Rome With Love”, which premiered last month at the... read on

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