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  • Amidst celebrity, Daphne Merkin is wishing still for mother’s love

    August 26, 2014 | 9:09 am

    If you were the wild child among more submissive siblings, who refused to be silenced and cried continually, and fought with all the others about their glaring hypocrisies; chances are you were not your parents’ favorite child.  If you sometimes made disturbing comments about...

  • LeAnn Rimes Lawsuit Against Teacher Thrown Out

    By Ilana Angel

    June 5, 2013 | 10:32 pm

    I am happy to be the very first person to share with you all that the lawsuit LeAnn Rimes filed against Kim and Lexi Smiley has been thrown out, and LeAnn has 20 days to re-file should she want to continue with the case. I hope someone who truly cares about Ms. Rimes will advise...

  • Kim Kardashian’s favorite kibbutz

    June 5, 2013 | 10:18 am

    Reality star Kim Kardashian has done her part for a kibbutz in Israel. Take a deep breath–she has not actually performed any manual labor, or even visited the place (do they make high heel Naots?). Her contribution is of the wallet-opening kind.

    Kardashian settled on Ceasarstone...

  • Dunham doubles up at Globes, Israeli docs’ double Oscar nomination, Sandler’s countless Razzies

    January 15, 2013 | 3:26 pm

    The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards kicked off the Hollywood awards season on Sunday, and it was in television that the Jewish people stood tall -- notably Lena Dunham, the new queen and unchallenged ruler of television comedy.

    Dunham, the creator of "Girls," brought home two...

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  • Barbra Streisand and Leonard Cohen: Timeless, but not ageless

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 16, 2012 | 1:16 pm

    Last week in Los Angeles, Leonard Cohen fell to his knees.

    He did this a half-dozen times over the course of his three-hour show at the Nokia Theatre, because it’s all part of his act — and at 78, Cohen is not about to start trading off his trademark moves. He still wears that...

  • Celebrity Schadenfreude: Hating on the stars

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 11, 2012 | 4:08 pm

    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...

  • Celebrity stylist Vidal Sassoon dead at 84

    May 9, 2012 | 2:07 pm

    Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who was committed to fighting anti-Semitism and fought in Israel’s War of Independence, has died.

    Sassoon died Wednesday in his Los Angeles home. He was 84. He had been battling leukemia, according to the Los Angeles Times.

    In 1982, he...

  • L.A. reactions to Peres’ visit

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 14, 2012 | 6:08 pm

    Israeli President Shimon Peres won friends and fans on his recent visit to Los Angeles, as this week’s cover story makes pretty clear. Most Angelenos couldn’t stop praising the man.

    Below, a collection of a few of the more memorable reactions to and observations about Peres and...

  • Filmmaker Jolie feels the pain in making ‘Blood and Honey’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 22, 2011 | 3:14 pm

    Angelina Jolie set aside plans for a surprise birthday present for her partner Brad Pitt’s 48th birthday as she stood to greet me with a smile: “I’m Angie.” Poised and approachable, and clad all in black, the Oscar-winning actress was at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood to...

  • Streisand fights for women’s hearts

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 12, 2011 | 10:41 am

    Barbara Streisand is outraged about the gender inequality facing women’s heart disease. 

    The “man’s disease” is killing more women than all cancers combined; kills more women annually than men; and last year killed nearly 500,000 women in the United States according to the...

  • Harry Potter to play gay Jewish poet

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 12, 2011 | 10:31 am

    Daniel Radcliffe, aka Harry Potter, is slated to play Allen Ginsberg for the new movie “Kill Your Darlings.” Radcliffe will step into the shoes of the “gay Jewish poet for the film about beat poetry and murder in 1940s New York,” reported the Jerusalem Post.

    Ginsberg was recently played by another Jewish actor, James Franco, last year in “Howl.”

  • Eli Roth votes: Bear vs. Otter Jew

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 12, 2011 | 10:23 am

    Eli Roth is more of a gay bear Jew than an otter Jew according to TMZ. Roth says he’s just too hairy to be an otter in the subculture of gay animal types.

  • Orthodox Jews’ problem with Adam Sandler

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 9, 2011 | 12:31 pm

    Adam Sandler gets censored! Signs advertising the actor’s new film, “Jack and Jill were destroyed in Jerusalem according to Israeli blogger Ido Kenan.  The hit movie isn’t such a hit with the Orthodox world, presumably because Sandler plays a woman in the film. 

    The images of...

  • Will Sasson Gabai hit the stage for ‘The Band’s Visit’?

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 8, 2011 | 11:36 am

    The Israeli film “The Band’s Visit” is expected to open on a New York stage next year.  The leading role has reportedly been offered to Sasson Gabai, who starred in the 2007 film,  as well as Mohammed Bakri according to Haaretz.

    “The Band’s Visit” was awarded multiple awards including 8 Ophir prizes with Gabai taking home the European Film Award for Best Actor. The film is currently being adapted for stage and is still in the fundraising phase but producers hope to start rehearsals in a few months.

  • Did Israel exploit Amy Winehouse?

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 7, 2011 | 2:13 pm

    Israel Anti-Drug Authority admitted to exploiting singer Amy Winehouse in their campaign and have issued an official apology according to the Jerusalem Post. 

    Following the singer’s death in August, the anti-drug authority had launched a campaign with a tagline of “it’s...

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform in Israel after ten year rain check

    By Hollywood Jew

    December 5, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers have finally rescheduled their Tel Aviv concert after cancelling a show in 2001, citing fears for their safety. The original show was for their “Californication” tour and 20,000 tickets were sold for a concert in Tel Aviv’s Havarkon Park, according to...

  • Claire Danes blows off steam in Tel Aviv

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 5, 2011 | 12:32 pm

    “Homeland” actress Claire Danes spent her evenings in Israel bar hopping in Tel Aviv after shooting the pilot to Showtime’s “Homeland” according to the Forward.  Danes told Conan O’Brien what a “party town” Tel Aviv is, remarking:

    “it’s very stressful...

  • Jesse Eisenberg’s five minutes in ‘Hell’

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 1, 2011 | 11:28 am

    Jesse Eisenberg, star of “The Social Network,” is making a point with his lawsuit against Lionsgate and Grindstone Entertainment regarding “Camp Hell.”  Eisenberg claims he had a minimal cameo role in the film and is emphatic that he does not want to be billed as a star of the horror...

  • Seth Rogen’s inner Harvey Weinstein

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 1, 2011 | 11:23 am

    Seth Rogen didn’t even know the announcements were being made the morning he was nominated for a Spirit Award for his new comedy “50/50”. 

    “I feel like I’m trespassing in the indie world and they seem to have accepted it,” he said to the Hollywood Reporter. “I hope people don’t get...

  • Mayim Bialik narrates for chained women

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 30, 2011 | 12:17 pm

    Mayim Bialik narrates a film about 5 agunot, “chained women who are unable, according to Jewish law, to remarry until they receive a get.” reported the Jewish Week.

    The film tells the story of these 5 American women, four of whom eventually get a get.

    The documentary will be...

  • Could Katy Perry play Marilyn Monroe?

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 30, 2011 | 12:02 pm

    Harvey Weinstein wants to turn his new film “My Week with Marilyn” into a Broadway musical starring the bubblegum-songstress Katy Perry.

    According to Perez Hilton, Weinstein reportedly said:

    “If the movie works, I would try to make it a musical and I would go to Katy first. I think she can play Marilyn on the Broadway stage. I think she would be amazing. Katy posted about [the movie] on her Twitter and Facebook and the next thing you know 250,000 people have downloaded the trailer in an hour.”

     

  • Scarlett Johansson: Kenyans and Americans all want to work

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 29, 2011 | 11:35 am

    Scarlett Johansson took time from her movie-star day job to speak with Arianna Huffington about poverty and her commitment to making the world a better place. 

    “There are people in America who are absolutely desperate right now, who have no means to support their families, who have...

  • Anne Hathaway’s plan spoiled by love

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 29, 2011 | 11:26 am

    Actress Anne Hathaway is now sporting an engagement ring from her boyfriend Adam Shulman whom she’s been seeing since 2008 reports PEOPLE.

    “I am very much in love with him, [only] Adam totally ruined my plan,” Hathaway, 28, previously said of their three-year relationship. “I was really actually looking forward to a little alone time, and then I fell in love like a fool!”

  • Miri Ben-Ari, Hip-hop Grammy Award-winner, uses talent to better the world

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 28, 2011 | 10:28 am

    Miri Ben-Ari, violinist and Grammy winning singer, performed again in Washington last week at the Kennedy Center.  The popular singer has played with artists such as Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, and Britney Spears reported the Washington Examiner

    Previously Ben-Ari played at the White...

  • Joan Rivers seeks OJM (Old Jewish Male)

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 23, 2011 | 10:30 am

    Comedian Joan Rivers shopped with her niece, Caroline, for the perfect wedding dress…for Caroline, not Rivers!

    Rivers told Caroline and the Huffington Post,

    “You have got to feel like you are the most magical creature alive that day, because then the reality will hit. We can give...

  • The X-rated James Deen

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 23, 2011 | 10:22 am

    James Deen is the next hot thing in the world of porn.  The 25-year-old Jewish porn star was chosen as “What Women Want” in Good magazine as reported by the Forward. 

    “Apparently ‘nerdy Jewish dudes’ are a hot genre in porn” and the 5’8” Deen fits the bill along with “a certain appendage that is, shall we say, bigger than average.”

  • Madonna and Moore lean on Kabbalah

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 23, 2011 | 9:54 am

    Madonna has been on the phone daily, consoling Demi Moore with “spiritual guidance” following the announcement of Moore’s upcoming divorce, Perez Hilton (PH) reports.

    PH says according to a “friend”, Madge is giving Moore messages of strength and encouragement, telling...

  • Mila Kunis goes to the ball

    November 22, 2011 | 1:19 pm

    Mila Kunis became the latest celebrity to make it to the 236th annual Marine Corps Ball this week. Fresh off being named GQ’s Man of the Year, Kunis was the distinguished date of Sgt. Scott Moore at the Greenville, N.C., soiree.

    A few months ago Moore, of the 3rd Battalion, 2nd...

  • Does Jason Segel like puppets better than women?

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 22, 2011 | 11:57 am

    Actor Jason Segel spoke with People magazine about his new Muppet movie, explaining why he’s still single:

    “My house is packed with puppets. Like, everywhere. Thank God I have a slightly bigger house now, so I have one room that’s sort of dedicated to puppets. But for a long time I lived in a one-bedroom apartment that was just crammed with puppets. It’s why I’m still single.”

  • Adam Lambert keeps his lips to himself at last night’s AMA awards

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 21, 2011 | 11:58 am

    American Idol finalist Adam Lambert will return to ABC’s American Music Awards after a two year hiatus. In 2009, Lambert set off a firestorm with a sexually explicit performance that included “bondage, simulated oral sex and a same-sex kiss,” Danielle Berrin wrote in 2009. 

    That...

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