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  • In “My Opinionation”: Looking Back on Blossom

    2 days ago

    My interest in Blossom blossomed relatively late, since I discovered the television show well after it stopped airing on NBC. When Blossom premiered in 1991, its title character was fourteen. I was seven—and more interested in Garfield and Friends than Blossom and Co. Instead, ...

  • Your guide to Jews and the Emmys

    August 25, 2014 | 2:11 pm

    Mayim Bialik--Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy (The Big Bang Theory)

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    Jenji Kohan--Showrunner for best comedy series nominee, (Orange is the New Black)

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    Julianna Margulies--Outstanding leading actress in a drama...

  • Aided by ADL, a handful of high-profile Hollywood Jews respond to Israel-Gaza war

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 18, 2014 | 12:00 pm

    A handful of high-profile entertainment industry leaders have affixed their names to an open-letter formulated by the Anti-Defamation League calling for "decent people everywhere" to prevent the future rearming of Hamas, the militant Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip and...

  • Israel’s new reality star, an unbelievable survival story, Birthright and more-This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    January 13, 2014 | 12:14 pm

    Goodbye, Arik

    Former prime minister Ariel (Arik) Sharon passed away this Saturday, eight years after a stroke left him comatose. He will be remembered for his exploits in Israel's wars, the decision to leave Gaza, an infamous trip to the Temple Mount at the start of the second...

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  • The many blessings of Jewish homeschooling

    August 7, 2013 | 1:37 pm

    Shari Rosenman decided to homeschool her children because it gave her the freedom to set her family’s schedule. Leat Silvera does it because she wants her children to pursue their passions. 

    A few years ago they realized that, as Jews, they weren’t alone in making this...

  • The 2013 (Jewish) Emmy nominees

    July 18, 2013 | 9:50 am

    The 2013 Emmy nominations are in!  We won’t bore you with the whole long list, but we will share this compact yet impressive group of Jewish nominees. Here goes.

    OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA

    Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland”

    OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

    Lena Dunham,...

  • Alicia Silverstone opens vegan breast milk sharing service

    July 2, 2013 | 9:59 am

    It seems Mayim Bialik isn’t the only vegan Jewish actress/author in Hollywood who happens to also be an outspoken breastfeeding advocate.

    While Bialik has provided advice to fellow moms, Alicia Silverstone is now providing them with actual breast milk. According to Us Weekly,...

  • Mayim Bialik Discusses Being Orthodox in Hollywood

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    March 20, 2013 | 8:00 am

    This weekend I attended an event called, “Free Ranging Communities: Jewish Life in Marin and Hollywood” at the Osher Marin JCC in San Rafael. The keynote speaker was Mayim Bialik, of “Blossom” and “Big Bang Theory” fame.

    What struck me the most as Bialik spoke was how...

  • Mayim Bialik divorcing

    November 27, 2012 | 12:51 pm

    On Thanksgiving, a day that Americans celebrate with family, and friends Big Bang Theory” star Mayim Bialik took to her Kveller blog to say she's divorcing her husband, Michael Stone, after nine years of marriage.

    “After much consideration and soul-searching, Michael and I have...

  • September 19, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 19, 2012 | 12:52 am

    In-depth

    Changing Strategies At The White House

    Writing in the American Interest, Walter Russell Mead takes a fascinating look at a long line of botched American action in the Mideast, and offers some advice to Obama. 

    The Middle East is an unforgiving environment for...

  • Mayim Bialik’s pain-coping techniques

    August 28, 2012 | 3:42 pm

    Mayim Bialik, who nearly lost her right hand thumb in a car accident two weeks ago, told “Access Hollywood” in an interview that immediately following the accident, her first instinct was to get out of the car, fearing it would explode. “Many Denzel Washington films” ran through...

  • Mayim Bialik nearly loses thumb in car accident

    August 16, 2012 | 10:14 am

    Actress Mayim Bialik seriously injured her hand in a car accident in Los Angeles.

    A car filled with tourists crashed into Bialik’s car on Wednesday in Los Angeles on Hollywood Boulevard, TMZ reported.

    Bialik, 36, who stars in the “Big Bang Theory” and was a child star in “Blossom,”...

  • Calendar Picks and Clicks: July 7-13, 2012

    By Ryan Torok

    July 5, 2012 | 9:38 am

    SUN | JULY 8

    “HAVA”
    L.A. performance artist and avant-garde clown April Hava Shenkman channels the comedy queens of Hollywood’s golden age for advice and wisdom. Follow Shenkman’s pursuit of happiness in this one-woman, cabaret-style performance. Sun. Through July 29. 9-10...

  • Anti-Defamation League honors actress Mayim Bialik

    By Ryan Torok

    April 25, 2012 | 11:26 am

    Actress and scientist Mayim Bialik, communications strategist Renee Fraser and former U.S. Attorney Debra Wong Yang all were selected as honorees for the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) 18th annual Deborah Awards on April 26, which recognize women who are “unspoken heroes in a lot...

  • The many hats of Mayim Bialik

    December 5, 2011 | 6:09 pm

    Mayim Bialik’s career has gone through several phases since she burst onto the pop culture radar as the lead of the 1990s NBC-TV series “Blossom.”

    After the show wrapped, she earned her doctorate in neuroscience at UCLA while marrying and becoming the mother to two sons. Now...

  • 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...

  • TribeFest: Las Vegas 2011 - A VideoJew special report [VIDEO]

    By Jay Firestone

    March 9, 2011 | 2:07 pm

    It’s been a while since this many Jews partied in the desert.  Last time it happened, I believe the earth opened up and swallowed them alive.

    But TribeFest is a little different than golden calf worshipping, aside from the heavy dose of temptation…

    Here’s a VideoJew special report on the convention this past week.

  • Religion Blossoms for Bialik

    By Michele Goldman

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Mayim Bialik's nickname on campus is "Super Jew." The down-to-earth 26-year-old who starred for five years in the hit sitcom "Blossom" has ceased acting, focusing her attention instead on Judaism.

    She is currently studying neuroscience for her graduate degree at a prestigious...

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