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  • Lena Dunham: Howard Stern looks like a ‘cartoon of a Jewish female horse’

    Dunham gets revenge on Stern, at his very own birthday party.

  • Natalie Portman joins Israeli initiative to help Syrian refugees

    We didn’t think it was humanly possible, but Natalie Portman has gone and inspired us yet again. This time, The Times of Israel reports, the actress, director, and  adorable mom has donated money and clothing to Syrian refugees via Operation Human Warmth. The initiative is the result of several Israeli organizations—the youth group Hanoar Haoved Vehalomed,…

  • Shalom Auslander: Philip Seymour Hoffman ‘had the biggest, brokenest heart of anyone I have ever met’

    Many who have worked with—or even just admired—the incredible talent that was Philip Seymour Hoffman have shared their memories of the actor, who died on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose at 46. Among them is Shalom Auslander, author and creator of the Showtime series “Happyish” in which Hoffman had a lead role. “This planet…

  • Bar Refaeli gets cozy with Kellan Lutz of ‘Twilight’

    Today in Bar Refaeli news, Page Six reports the Israeli model was spotted with “Twilight” star Kellan Lutz at a Super Bowl party Friday night. “They were cozying up in the VIP area at her table. He had his own table, but he sat with Bar. They looked pretty close,” a witness said, in what…

  • David Schwimmer to star in ABC adaptation of Israeli comedy

    In his first big TV role since his days as Ross on “Friends,” David Schwimmer will star in ABC’s “Irreversible,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show is based on “Bilti Hafich,” the No. 1 original comedy on Israeli broadcast TV. Schwimmer, who is also producing the series, will play Andy, one half of an…

  • Watch: ‘Seinfeld’ Super Bowl reunion

    The rumored Seinfeld reunion finally happened! Teased in a spot during the Super Bowl, Jerry Seinfeld’s latest episode of his web series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” featured Seinfeld and Jason Alexander reprising their roles from the hit show. A decade and a half later, George is still just as easy to dislike, especially if…

  • Watch: ‘Noah’ Super Bowl trailer

    Scarlett Johansson’s SodaStream Super Bowl ad and the controversy surrounding it has garnered an exhausting amount of attention over the last couple of weeks. Why not take a break from it all with another Jewish-ish spot that will debut during the Big Game? We are talking, of course, about the new trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s…

  • J-Tweet of the Week: Larry King bonds with Jerry Lewis

    From the senior end of the Twittersphere comes this message from Larry King, featuring a shot of him and Jerry Lewis sharing a funny moment. Jerry Lewis cracking me up pic.twitter.com/5BfCDlBmR6 — Larry King (@kingsthings) January 30, 2014 We can’t help but wonder, could this have been a rap battle? And who would we root…

  • Watch: Reza from ‘Shahs of Sunset’ in bed with Joan Rivers

    This week on Joan Rivers’ e-talk show “In Bed With Joan” is Reza Farahan, of “Shahs of Sunset” semi-fame. For those unfamiliar with  “Shahs,” the thickly mustachioed Farahan has an unusual background, which he immediately shares with us here. “My dad’s a Jew, and my mom’s a Muslim,” he announces the very instant he pops…

  • Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill to voice ‘Sausage Party’ movie

    The Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg-scripted animated feature “Sausage Party” has been cast, and it’s shaping up to look a lot like “This is The End” (minus the apocalypse, plus a bunch of cartoon food). According to The Wrap, Rogen, Michael Cera, James Franco, Jonah Hill and David Krumholtz are all reuniting for this raunchy…