Jewish Journal

  • Top ten Jewish things about The Twilight Saga’s ‘Eclipse’

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 2, 2010 | 11:55 am

    It has been argued before that the concept of the undead is decidedly un-Jewish, but when it comes to “The Twilight Saga” we disagree. Here are the top ten reasons why we think “Eclipse” is the most Jewish movie since “Exodus.” 

    1. Vampires practice their own version of “tzniut”-... read on

  • Mel Gibson will probably not win another Oscar

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 1, 2010 | 7:45 pm

    Poor Mel, the actor just can’t get his lines right.

    Yesterday it was reported that he barked some pretty nasty things to Oksana Grigorieva, the mother of his child, that I won’t attempt to reproduce here. But suffice it to say, in one daring display, he managed to egregiously... read on

  • Observant Jew tackles TV in ‘Big Brother 12’

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 30, 2010 | 12:54 pm

    It takes talent to be an observant Jew in Hollywood, let alone on reality television, but along comes Andrew Gordon, a 39-year-old podiatrist from Miami Beach, Fla. to prove it’s possible.

    In case you’re thinking: ‘A Jewish podiatrist? Whouda thought?’ Consider some of the more... read on

  • Disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff makes a Hollywood comeback [VIDEO]

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 28, 2010 | 4:42 pm

    Jack Abramoff, the disgraced Washington lobbyist who is serving the final months of a three-and-a-half-year prison term, isn’t so reprehensible that Hollywood couldn’t find a way to redeem him.

    In what will likely be a sympathetic portrait, the man who plead guilty to felony charges... read on

  • Matisyahu to Knesset: I’d rather go naked than wear fur—but shtreimels are OK

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 24, 2010 | 1:40 pm

    Jewish reggae star Matisyahu is urging the Israeli government to ban its fur trade.

    Well, most of it anyway.

    Earlier this week, Matisyahu sent a polite letter to the Knesset supporting a bill that would prohibit the production, sale and importation of all fur products, according... read on

  • Can Hamas resist Bar Refaeli?

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 23, 2010 | 1:20 pm

    It comes as no surprise that Hamas has again denied The International Red Cross their request to visit captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, but if it were supermodel Bar Refaeli asking, would the answer be the same?

    According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz, “[T]he Shalits are hoping... read on

  • Meet Drake: The new Jew in hip-hop

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 17, 2010 | 7:50 pm

    Meet Aubrey “Drake” Graham, the biracial Jewish-Canadian rap artist whose star is quickly rising on the hip-hop scene.

    Though fans have followed him since his days as basketball star Jimmy Brooks on the Canadian soap “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” a recent spate of press... read on

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