Jewish Journal

Comedian Tim Minchin’s solution for Mideast peace

February 14, 2014 | 11:44 am

screen shot from video

Perhaps the way to unite Israelis and Palestinians is to not eat bacon---together. At least that's what Australian comedian and pianist, Tim Minchin, thinks. 

  • Valentine’s Day is not a Jewish holiday (that’s why I didn’t buy you flowers)

    February 13, 2014 | 10:09 am

    In this catchy, not-so-schmaltzy little tune from Rabbi Joe Black, he explains why he won't be buying his wife roses or Godiva chocolate on Valentine's Day. 

  • Watch: Howard Stern on ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’

    by Jana Banin, JTA

    February 11, 2014 | 10:06 am

    On the latest episode of his web series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” Jerry Seinfeld takes Jewish radio legend Howard Stern for a spin in a... More.

  • The Most Interesting Jew in the World

    February 5, 2014 | 3:04 pm

    He's never been on the cover of The Jewish Journal, but is the subject of every article in it. He is--The Most Interesting Jew in the World. 

    Or at least the one with the best ad for Yom Limmud...

  • Watch: The trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s newest film

    February 3, 2014 | 12:32 pm

    Members of the Tribe, it's time to celebrate.

    Jake Gyllenhaal has a new movie coming out called, "Enemy."

    Want to know what the best thing about the movie is? Or at least, what appears to be the best thing about the movie from the trailer?
    ...are you ready?

    Two Jake Gyllenhaals!

    Here is more information about the plot for those who are interested. For everyone else, below is the intriguing trailer.

  • Craigslist missed connections voiced by Alison Brie and Jimmy Kimmel

    By Julie Bien

    January 31, 2014 | 1:53 pm

    I admit it. Sometimes I read both the Craigslist 'rants and raves' section as well as the 'missed connections' section. I find them pretty entertaining.

    Apparently, Jimmy Kimmel does as well.

    In this glorious video, Jimmy Kimmel and Jewish actress, Alison Brie, (of 'Mad Men' and 'Community' fame) read some real 'missed connections' gems for us.

    You'll never think of Eagle River the same way again (if you ever thought of it to begin with).

  • Watch: ‘Noah’ Super Bowl ad

    January 31, 2014 | 9:53 am

    In case you were getting sick of the Super Bowl SodaStream fiasco and ScarJo's lovely face, Russell Crowe is here to rescue you--as Noah! Yes, THAT Noah (who knew Noah had a Kiwi accent?) Check out this commercial spot for Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming film “Noah.” Other stars include Jennifer Connelly and Emma Watson (biblical Hermione!)


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