A women’s Megillah reading at the Western Wall took place on Shushan Purim without incident or arrests.
The niece of American comedian Sarah Silverman will be allowed to attend a women's Megillah reading at the Western Wall despite being banned from the site.
A new social program for 20- and 30-something Jews is bringing comedian Sarah Silverman, playwright Tony Kushner, New York literary editor Ira Silverberg, and other Jewish artists and cultural leaders all under one tent — metaphorically — in 2013.
A video in support of President Obama produced by the sister of comedian Sarah Silverman will begin airing in Florida.
“President Obama is doing, in regards to our security, more than anything I can remember, ” Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak says at the start of a new video created by The Jewish Council for Education & Research (JCER), a pro-Obama Super PAC. Barak’s comment is taken from a July 2012 CNN interview, and is just one of many interviews with Israelis in JCER’s new two-minute Web video aimed at garnering the pro-Israel vote ("Israelis on Obama").
It might raise an eyebrow or two that Josh Neuman, former editor and publisher of Heeb magazine — the irreverent, youth-oriented Jewish magazine that shut down its print operations in 2010 — is now in charge of editorial content at GOOD, a multiplatform media outlet dedicated to helping “people who give a damn” do well by doing good.
After releasing a lewd video this week in which comedienne Sarah Silverman offers to perform a sexual act with billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson if he’ll support President Obama’s reelection campaign, the team behind the video is taking some heat.
By the time you read this, you probably will have watched Sarah Silverman in her underwear, demonstrating a lesbian sex act with her dog. Because that’s the way politics works these days.
Mark Zuckerberg and Benjamin Netanyahu head The Jerusalem Post’s second annual list of the world’s 50 Top Jews.
Comedian Chelsea Handler has written three memoirs. Kathy Griffin wrote one, too. And now comes “The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption and Pee” by the most subversive of stand-up comics, Sarah Silverman (Harper, $25.99).
"We decided the most effective way to use the resources we have is to remove the air of fear some older voters have about Obama," said Doni Remba, Jewish Alliance for Change's executive director. "If they hear it from people they've watched and loved and who have entertained them their whole lives, they have an emotional bond of trust with them."
The 2000 election had come down to literally hundreds of votes, and if I could convince my grandparents and their friends that Obama is the best choice, it might really affect the outcome.
She says Obama, he calls her a 'yenta.' It's an 'only in America' battle of the YouTube videos
A former trainer for Alex Rodriguez said the star ballplayer's interest in Kabbalah caused the break-up of his marriage.
"Bitch, bastard, damn, s--t." Okay, her menschiness has never taken a traditional form. But the crowds roared. The performer was 2-year-old Sarah. The stage was our living room. The set was our father's lap on one of our giant round sponges -- 1970s artsy chairs -- in orange and beige stripes, upon the bright green carpet of our living room.
What's funny to Sarah? And does she tell racist jokes? Well, she does use the 'C' word
Sarah Silverman brings her off-Broadway show to the big screen with JESUS IS MAGIC
It seems only fitting that comic Sarah Silverman has had guest roles on both the vampy "V.I.P." and the geeky "Star Trek: Voyager." She can trade on her good looks, which she milked in her Hollywood exec role on the Fox sitcom "Greg the Bunny." But left to her own devices, Silverman, tomboyishly comfortable in jeans and sneakers, comes across like your dorky, smart-mouthed sister. Silverman will wield her scalpel-sharp wit in her show, "Jesus Is Magic," Nov. 6-16 at the Canon Theater.
"It's very racial and it's sexual," Silverman, 31, told The Journal about "Magic." "I talk a lot about race, about Sept. 11, the Holocaust. I say a lot of stuff I don't mean."