March 6, 2013 12:01pm
Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the US, stopped by Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” to talk about Chuck Hagel and President Obama’s upcoming trip to Israel. Stephen Colbert presented the topic of Israel by reminding his audience he was “certainly a better friend than Barack Obama, who has repeatedly snubbed our ally ‘Yisrael’ by refusing to…
March 5, 2013 9:00pm
Hugo Chavez, the longtime president of Venezuela who often spouted anti-Israel rhetoric and befriended Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has died.
March 5, 2013 4:18pm
Jewish TV comedian Jon Stewart is stepping down from his throne at Comedy Central this summer for a break to direct a film based on a screenplay he wrote. Stewart is abandoning “The Daily Show,” the New York Times reports, to direct a film called “Rosewater,” which is based on a 2011 book, “And Then They Came…
March 5, 2013 4:00pm
This past weekend brought tragic news of a hit-and-run car accident that killed Nachman and Raizy Glauber, an expectant couple from Brooklyn, both 21, and their unborn son. The Glaubers had been en route to the hospital early Sunday when a driver identified as Julio Acevedo collided with their taxi. Both parents were killed, but…
March 5, 2013 12:35pm
If you didn’t already love her, this will seal the deal. While promoting her upcoming film, “Oz the Great and Powerful,” Mila Kunis was interviewed by a young BBC reporter, who tells her its his first time interviewing an A-list celebrity, and doesn’t do a very good job at hiding his emotions. Kunis tries to…
March 4, 2013 8:19pm
Rabbi Menachem Froman, a founder of the Modern Orthodox West Bank settlers movement Gush Emunim who cultivated ties with Palestinians, has died.
March 4, 2013 8:13pm
Oracle’s Larry Ellison is the world’s richest Jew, according to Forbes magazine’s annual world billionaires list for 2013.
March 4, 2013 7:10pm
How’s this for classy. Adam Levine, the Maroon 5 lead singer who has moves like Jagger and still uses a pay phone, says McDonald’s is his favorite first date spot. “I always like to dress up in a tuxedo and tell the girl to dress real fancy. I like to pick her up and go…
March 4, 2013 2:27pm
In case you were wondering about a gigantic fight that split the family of Oscar-winning Jewish actor Daniel Day-Lewis, the British papers are all over it. Sean Day-Lewis, the half brother of Daniel, is reportedly desperate to end a 19-year fight and took to the Telegraph to share his story of their fight (because publicizing…
March 4, 2013 2:00pm
The “Harry Potter” actor has graduated from Hogwarts and is moving onto other fictional roles. 23-year-old Jewish actor Daniel Radcliffe has signed on to play the hunchback assistant to Victor Frankenstein in 20th Century Fox’s new adaption of the 1818 novel, according to Deadline. The new film is written by Max Landis and will be directed by…