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  • First Matisyahu lost his beard, then he lost his manners

    Maybe he is the anti-Goliath, and the beard kept him meek and calm? Whatever it may be, a fresh-faced Matisyahu reportedly attacked a photographer during his show at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg this week. “At first I assumed he was trying to crowdsurf, that he wasn’t deliberately trying to step on me,” said photographer…

  • Debra Messing is getting divorced

    After a 10-year marriage, Debra Messing has announced that she’s splitting from her husband, Daniel Zelman. The couple, who has a 7-year old child named Roman, actually separated earlier this year. “The decision was mutual, and they remain supportive of one another and committed to raising their son as a family,” her rep told People….

  • Sacha Baron Cohen’s alter ego mourns Kim Jong Il

    In true “Borat” fashion, Sasha Baron Cohen has decided to toe the line of propriety and release a statement about Kim Jong Il’s death… as the main character from his new movie, The Dictator. The statement, which was faxed to The Huffington Post, reads as follows:
    I am saddened to learn of the passing of my dear friend Kim Jong-Il. Our thoughts go out to his wife and 813 children.”K-Jo” was a great leader, good friend and average double’s badminton partner. He died as he lived, in 3 inch lifts. An extraordinary man, he did so much to spread compassion, wisdom and uranium throughout the world.
    On behalf of myself, Ahmadinejad, Chavez, and Newt Gingrich, we would like to welcome his son, Kim Jon-Un into the “Axis of Evil”
    Oh, my. So many different ways that this could be offensive. Mocking the dead? Hating on Gringrich? Let’s just go for the fact that Cohen now fancies himself a dictator that mocks eulogizes real-life tyrants.
    Also, here’s a copy of the actual fax:

  • Happy Chanukah from Hollywood!

    Seems like celebs enjoy celebrating the Festival of Lights just as much as the wee folk do! Here are a few examples of our favorite famous Tribers getting in the holiday spirit: Alicia Silverstone’s 8 days of vegan cheer: In line with her green-loving beliefs, Alicia Silverstone is posting eight days of traditional Jewish recipes…

  • Celebs to McDonalds: “I’m Hatin’ It”

    Move over, PETA. Alicia Silverstone (our Jewish hook here), Ryan Gosling, and Zooey Deschanel (to name a few of the 10 irate celebrities involved) are metaphorically throwing red paint all over McDonald’s fur coat. After a recent controversy, the fast-food giant immediately severed ties with Sparboe farms, an egg supplier accused of engaging in animal…

  • Mayim Bialik and the Maccabeats bring some holiday cheer

    Although I will forever view her as my favorite 90s sitcom star, Mayim Bialik has become the Jewish force to reckon with. Not only is she a neuroscientist, a journalist, and a star of a hit television show, but she is also a very nice lady. Bialik recently teamed up with Jewish singing sensation The Maccabeats to raise money for the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation. The Maccabeats are hoping to raise $80,000 by the end of Chanukah for the organization with Bialik’s help and support. For every $18+ donation, the donor will receive a gift. The gifts start small, with things like free mp3s, and build up to bigger things like an autographed photo of Mayim Bialik. All donors are entered in a lottery to win one of six grand prizes, which includes a guest spot in the new Maccabeats video, Big Bang memorabilia, a phone call from Mayim, or having lunch with the Maccabeats.

  • Facebook is suing Mark Zuckerberg

    No, really. In possibly the best exhibition of Israeli humor, a man born Rotem Guez recently changed his name to Mark Zuckerberg, for no other reason than to mess with the Facebook mogul himself. A self-made entrepreneur, Guez started a “Like Store” where businesses could buy “likes” for their Facebook pages. Since this clearly violates…

  • Michael Buble’s Chanukah Jamz

    In a recent caught-on-camera moment with TMZ, Michael Buble tried his best to sing for his kosher supper. After the camera man proposed a duet with Buble (who is famous for his Christmas jingles) he sheepishly admitted that he doesn’t really have a favorite Christmas song because he is Jewish. “So let’s do a Chanukah…

  • Congrats to the tribe members nominated for Golden Globes!

    The Golden Globe nominees were announced today, and once again the Jews really just dominate that shiz. Below is the list of nominations that are Jewishly inspired, whether through actors, directors, or just general holiness. Mazal tov, kiddos!         Best Motion Picture: Drama –          Moneyball (Jonah Hill and Aaron Sorkin) Best Motion…

  • Flyin’ with great yayin: El Al wins “Wines on the Wing” airline competition.

    At the Global Traveler awards ceremony on Monday night, El Al won first place in the Best International First Class White Wine section of the competition. The wine served by the Israeli airline is Gewrztraminer, produced by the Carmel Winery. Brian Baumgartner, Angela Kinsey and Oscar Nuñez of “The Office” spoke at the event, which…