October 10, 2008 | 11:41 pm
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October 3, 2008 | 7:44 pm
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Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds tied the knot over the weekend, but no one knows whether it was a Jewish wedding…
Johansson is outspoken about her Judaism. She has been called “the kosher Danish” because of her father’s Scandinavian background, but according to Wikipedia, her... read on
September 28, 2008 | 3:54 pmPaul Newman, superstar, director, race car driver, liberal activist, philanthropist and Hollywood's most famous half-Jew, died Friday at 83.
He passed away at his farmhouse near Westport, Conn., following a long battle with lung cancer.
Over a half-century career, Newman acted in 59... read on
September 26, 2008 | 4:50 am
September 25, 2008 | 3:13 pm
Once again, Sarah Silverman steps up to the Hollywood Jew home plate and knocks one out of the park. Go L.A. !
In this video for The Great Schlep, the effort to get young Jews to visit retired relatives in Florida and convince them to vote for Barack Obama, Sarah uses bad language to promote smart ideas.
It’s infuriating, funny, wise and insightful, and just as good as you’d hope.
Rough language warning.
Hollywood Jew hat-tip to Brad A. Greenberg who beat me to this choice video morsel.
September 22, 2008 | 3:22 am
September 17, 2008 | 7:06 pm
When Barbra Streisand took to the stage to sing at a Sept. 16 fundraiser for presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, she opened not with a song, not with a joke, but with . . .Talmud.
According to an eyewitness report from an ardent Obama-ite, the star, who played a male yeshiva... read on
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