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  • Roseanne Barr to attend anti-BDS conference in Israel

    February 26, 2016 | 1:01 pm

    American Jewish comedian Roseanne Barr will participate in a March 28 conference in Jerusalem about fighting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement.

    Barr was invited to the conference, which is sponsored by Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, because of her...

  • In N.Y. Times ad, Hollywood elite slams Hamas for conflict with Israel

    September 15, 2014 | 12:48 pm

    Some 300 Hollywood elite published an ad in The New York Times holding Hamas responsible for the “devastating loss of life” in the latest Hamas-Israel conflict.

    [Related: Hollywood Zionists are alive and well]

    Actors to directors to studio heads signed the statement by members...

  • Roseanne for president.  Really.

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 4, 2012 | 11:41 am

    Here’s the latest entry from Roseanne Barr’s blog on “RoseanneWorld.com:”  “I am pleased to inform you that Roseanne Barr is officially recognized by the Green Party of the United States, Presidential Campaign Support Committee, as a Green Party Presidential Candidate—Tom...

  • Move over, Donald: Rosanne Barr officially files presidential bid

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 3, 2012 | 3:35 pm

    Unlike Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who is coyly flirting with a run for a Congressional seat in New Jersey, Jewish comedienne Roseanne Barr appears to be “quite serious” in her quest to be the Green Party’s nominee for President of the United States.

    Barr filed the necessary...

  • Roseanne Barr: Meditate with me at Jewish retreat center

    September 13, 2011 | 12:43 pm

    When one thinks of Roseanne Barr, “meditative” is hardly the first adjective that comes to mind.

    The Emmy Award-winning comedian and actress, who reached superstar status with her role as a blue-collar matriarch on her hit eponymous sitcom, was never known for her mellow side...

  • Roseanne Sings Israeli National Anthem—And It’s Good! [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 5, 2011 | 6:15 pm

    In her television studio in El Segundo, Roseanne Barr is singing the Israeli national anthem — and it’s good.

    “If I asked you to sing ‘Hatikvah,’ would you slug me?” I had hesitantly asked her, remembering her screeching mangling of “The Star-Spangled Banner” before...

  • Roseanne is not funny but she *is* an ignorant fool

    By The Web Guy

    January 2, 2009 | 5:19 pm

    We already knew she wasn’t funny after we walked out on her disgusting routine about her vagina which marred an otherwise excellent benefit show organized by Sarah Silverman for Israel’s Arava Institute, but we didn’t realize how ignorant she was until now.

    From Roseanne’s blog:


  • Roseanne Shares Secrets and Jibes

    By Tom Tugend

    March 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Roseanne Barr says she has two secret ambitions. One is to celebrate the bat mitzvah she never had as a youngster growing up in Salt Lake City.

    The other is to become prime minister of Israel, a sort of Golda Meir II.

    "My family won't listen to me, but otherwise I know every...

  • Roseanne Makes Nice in Reality TV

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    In her new reality series, "The Real Roseanne Show," a svelter, calmer Roseanne Barr struts onstage to perform her comedy act. "I want to talk about this spiritual change I went through," the provocative comic-actress says.

    She describes how it began one day, when she looked at one...

  • Roseanne’s Personal Ad

    November 26, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    Actress and talk-show queen Roseanne is looking for a few good Jewish men.

    Not for herself, but for her three unmarried daughters, the thrice-married and divorced actress says.

    Roseanne's pitch, delivered on her syndicated talk show and later on Howard Stern's morning radio show, runs...