SCENE LAST NIGHT: Over 500 hundred guests of the Israeli Embassy gathered last night at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in D.C. for an Israel Independence Day celebration. The crowd, which included many Jewish leaders and uniformed military attachés, heard from Vice President Joe Biden and Israeli Amb. Ron Dermer. Dermer's chief of staff Jordana Cutler served as MC for the evening. White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was spotted coming out from backstage, minutes before Biden's speech, to grab a few kosher potato puffs off the buffet.
These chicks are good TV,
As the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival rolls out next week, it will include shorts, documentaries and a popular television series filmed in Israel, a nation whose cinematic fare continues to make a splash at festivals and in theaters worldwide.
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On a recent Friday morning, half a dozen women worked out to a playlist of energetic pop music in a Sherman Oaks gym as their toned, model-pretty instructor shouted words of encouragement. But there was one thing distinctly different about this picture.