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  • Lena Dunham is giving a Purim shpeil in New York

    The New York Jewish Museum’s Purim Ball’s tagline is “Who Wears the Crown” and their guest appearing might be the answer to that one. Actress/writer Lena Dunham will be delivering this year’s Purim shpeil on February 27 at the Purim Ball at the Upper East Side’s Park Avenue Armory. “Ms. Dunham will bring her brilliant…

  • Is ScarJo engaged?

    Even though she told Elle last month she never thinks about marriage, Scarlett Johansson was spotted wandering the East Village over the holiday weekend with what appeared to be a gigantic engagement ring on her finger, according to the Daily News. Alongside french journalist boyfriend Romain Dauriac, photographers snapped a photo of a pear-shaped diamond ring, which has…

  • “Five Broken Cameras” director detained by LAX security

    Emad Burnat, the Palestinian director of the Oscar-nominated film, “Five Broken Cameras” was detained at the Los Angeles airport  last night because airport officials didn’t believe he was actually in town for the Academy Awards, TMZ reports. Filmmaker Michael Moore live-tweeted the entire incident, claiming Burnat was held for almost two hires while airport security grilled…

  • Inspired by past Jewish stars, champion skater Max Aaron eyes Sochi Olympics

    With a national championship already in his pocket, Arizona native Max Aaron hopes to qualify for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team at the World Figure Skating Championships — and then visit Israel. JTA’s Chavie Lieber reports.

  • Hamantaschen– Jaquann & Luis style (NSFW)

    They’re back. Jaquann & Luis, the folks behind Napkin Note’s “Bubala Please” Jewish web series that makes music videos about the Jewish holidays, has another video which surfaced this week, this time explaining Purim’s traditional cookies, hamantaschen. The video addresses everything one should have in mind during the Purim season: shiksahs. Manischewitz, and of course,…

  • Did Rihanna and Chris Brown split over Drake?

    The infamous brawl between Drake and Chris Brown lives on. After reports that the two rap singers are suing each other, a source told The Sun that Rihanna and Chris Brown have split because Rihanna was caught messaging Drake, her ex-boyfriend. “She was messaging him and Chris saw and it didn’t go down well,” the source claims. “Since…

  • Mila Kunis would prefer motherhood over Hollywood

    Mila Kunis, girlfriend to Ashton Kutcher and star in the upcoming film, “Oz, the Great and Powerful,” would prefer a life at home with kids than continuing to star on the big screen. In an interview with Playboy, Kunis revealed her view that a life of being mom and home maker is more appealing than being…

  • Clive Davis reveals he’s bisexual

    Music icon Clive Davis has finally revealed the truth about his sexual orientation. The 80-year-old Jewish music producer wrote a new memoir titled “The Soundtrack of my Life,” and in the most revealing parts of the book, Davis discusses his bisexual life, Rolling Stone reports. The memoir, which came out today, has a five-page section…

  • New Isla Fisher campaign promotes breastfeeding

    Isla Fisher, Sasha Baron Cohen’s better half, has joined Save the Children’s 95 Babies breastfeeding campaign, and traveled to Brazil to promote the campaign under her new role as ambassador, Marie Claire reports. Fisher, whose father has been involved with the organization for some 30 years, joins other stars such as Victoria Beckham, Myleene Klass, Donna Air, and…

  • Sacha Baron Cohen is highest paid British actor in the US

    We pay a lot of money for Sacha Baron Cohen to make us feel uncomfortable. The Jewish London native is officially the highest paid British actor in America, according to Forbes.com, and even tops Brad Pitt and Tom Hanks in breaking the Benjamins. Last year, Baron Cohen ranked in £20 million, thanks to his film, “The Dictator,”…