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  • 2011 Oscars Trivia Quiz

    By Jay Firestone

    February 18, 2011 | 3:56 pm

    See below for the answers.

    1) Where was Natalie Portman (Best Actress, “Black Swan”) first approached by talent representatives?

    a) At a pizza parlor in Long Island.
    b) At a synagogue in Monsey.
    c) At a “Kochav Nolad” audition in Israel.
    d) At a rally in Tahrir Square.

  • Fascinating wedding facts

    By Jay Firestone

    June 12, 2008 | 2:32 pm

    It happens like some sort of divine intervention. You’re single, depressed and desperate for a relationship, but just as you hit rock bottom, when you’ve given up all hope, the right person makes a grand entrance into your life.

    If you think you’ve met the perfect mate, someone who...

  • Homeboys on Home Plate

    By Jeremy Hamburgh

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    There are myriad jokes about Jews in sports. In the 1980 movie "Airplane," a passenger asks for something light to read. The stewardess offers her a pamphlet on Jewish athletes.

    Peter and Joachim Horvitz, the father-and-son team whose recent compendium, "The Big Book of Jewish...