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  • Sheryl Sandberg’s book on feminism isn’t sitting too well with feminists

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s first book, “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,” hits shelves March 11, but press who’ve reviewed the book are already scoffing at Sandberg’s book’s message when she sits so high up the corporate ladder and class rankings. In her book, the Jewish tech exec urges women to break…

  • Joan Rivers in trouble over Holocaust joke

    Someone call the Fashion Police! Oh wait. Television personality Joan Rivers is in a bit of trouble after she made a Holocaust joke on her show “Fashion Police,” commenting on Heidi Klum’s Oscars outfit. Referring to Klum’s gold dress that featured a plunging neckline, Rivers said on Monday, “the last time a German looked this…

  • Watch this awesome Lena Dunham impersonation

  • Jason Segel back on the market

    Ladies, time to perk up after the news of Andy Samberg’s engagement: Jason Segel and Michelle Williams have called things off after a year of dating. The long distance relationship between the two actors put on damper on things, People reports. Williams was profiled by “In Style” just last month, and she told the magazine…

  • Jon Stewart rocks Dov Hikind on blackface

    You know you’ve pissed off enough people when you end up on the Daily Show. Jon Stewart poked fun at Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind last night for his rather poor choice of Purim costume, when he wore an afro, orange jersey, and blackface makeup to dress up as “a basketball player.” Stewart listed all the…

  • For Chabad misfits, a place to call home

    In a neighborhood of black and white, a group of Chabad hasidic outliers have found a community and a synagogue to embrace them. JTA’s Chavie Lieber reports.

  • Israel Institute opens in D.C.

    A new research center focused on Israel was launched in Washington.

  • Aly Raisman joining ‘Dancing with the Stars’ cast

    Aly Raisman, the Jewish gymnast who won three medals at last summer’s London Olympics, is joining the celebrity cast of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”

  • Is Natalie Portman pregnant?

    Is time for Bet Portman? Jewish actress and “Black Swan” star Natalie Portman was spotted wearing a rather baggy Dior gown at the Vanity Fair post-Oscars party, which has raised the suspicion that she might be hiding a baby bump. The 31-year-old wife of ballet mogul Benjamin Millepied and mother of baby Aleph, was seen in a…

  • Aly Raisman is joining Dancing with the Stars

    After winning a gold medal, and our hearts, at last summer’s Olympics to the tune of “Hava Nagilla,” Aly Raisman is rumored to be moving onto a dancing career by joining ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” The Jewish Olympic-winning gymnast is joining the celebrity cast of America’s favorite dancing show, according to TMZ. Although the official list of…