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Heralded by the blowing of shofars, Kirk Douglas and his wife, Anne, stood under the chuppah Sunday afternoon and reaffirmed the marriage vows they first recited 50 years ago.
The first time around the couple eloped to Las Vegas, when Kirk managed a day off from shooting "20,000...
December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Singer-songwriter Diex sees himself as an ambassador, a bridge between the unlikely worlds of the prayer filled synagogues and the groove-shaking beats of J Lo, Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin.
Since he moved to Los Angeles from Buenos Aires 18 months ago, Diex's reggae and...
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Playboy Magazine's new Miss November, Playmate Lindsey Vuolo, doesn't hide much in the centerfold, including her Jewish roots and her attachment to Israel.
The daughter of an Italian father who converted to Judaism to marry her Russian Jewish mother, Vuolo tells the magazine, "I traveled to Israel as part of an exchange program and it was an amazing trip."
A college communications major who only modeled for a local swimsuit calendar, the Philadelphia-born bunny added: "Being in Jerusalem was so emotional for me -- I broke down and cried."
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