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  • Dracula - Not Jewish - A poem for Acharei Mot

    By Rick Lupert

    May 6, 2016 | 9:48 am

    It’s amazing we invented the concept
    of the scapegoat, only to have it used against us
    during the second war to end all wars.

    And one can’t help but feel bad for the goat
    both of them really. One to be sacrificed
    the other to be sent off into the desert.

    Who decides?

  • The new Han Solo is Jewish – and he was discovered at a bat mitzvah

    May 6, 2016 | 8:49 am

    The next time you’re kvetching about having to go to another bar or bat mitzvah, think about this: Steven Spielberg could be there, and he could make you a star.

    That’s how it worked out for Alden Ehrenreich, who is reportedly finalizing negotiations to be the next Han Solo....

  • Han Solo a Jew? Three Jewish actors reportedly short listed for the role

    January 12, 2016 | 2:10 pm

    “Star Wars” character Han Solo could soon join the tribe.

    After seeing thousands of auditions, Disney and Lucasfilm have narrowed down their list of actors to star in an upcoming “Han Solo” spinoff film to “about a dozen,” Variety reported.

    Three Jews — Logan Lerman, Dave...

  • Han Solo blasts into Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ universe with own film

    July 7, 2015 | 4:46 pm

    Han Solo, the "Star Wars" space hero who always has a fast ship and a good blaster, will get his own stand-alone film, the Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday, directed by the "Lego Movie" film makers.

    The untitled Han Solo project, slated for release on May 25, 2018, will be the...

  • ‘That’s My Boy’ reviews:  They could have been worse

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 17, 2012 | 9:05 pm

    Adam Sandler’s raunch-fest “That’s My Boy” hit theaters in time for Father’s Day, starring Jewish icons Sandler and Andy Samberg (“Saturday Night Live”) as the reconciling father and son. And not unexpectedly, critics aren’t exactly embracing the film, while...