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is JTA's web content producer and also in charge of weekly video packages and occasional design projects. Uri is from Tel Aviv, Israel and a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism. He has interned with several television stations in Portland, Ore., and in CBS News in New York.

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  • Shia LaBeouf kinda tries to makes peace with Alec Baldwin on the ‘Late Show’

    The latest Shia LaBeouf controversy involved the young troublemaker and Alec Baldwin as the two prepared for their new Broadway play “Orphans.” The feud ended with Baldwin on top, as Labeouf was forced to leave the production and was replaced by Ben Foster. And that was the very end of that drama. Yeah, right. Last…

  • Chelsea Handler and Conan’s naked shower fight (VIDEO)

    Chelsea Handler likes to get naked and take showers at her “Chelsea Lately” studio, which used to host Late Night With Conan O’Brien. Conan decided to return to his old studio to confront her. Naked. In a shower. Watch the video that reveals many things, like that fact that Conan has a pretty good bod…

  • Jonah Hill had a major WTF moment during a date

    Jonah Hill has been on the market since his split from Ali Hoffman (Dustin’s daughter), and perhaps the dry spell may be extended for a little longer after a recent date. Apparently Hill took a brunette woman to Joe’s Shanghai Restaurant in New York. According to Page Six, Hill was trying “really hard to woo her,” but…

  • New York’s 92Y cancels Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters event

    One of the central members of the band Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, has been publicly  calling for a boycott of Israel, and now he’s been boycotted himself. The 92nd Street Y, one of Manhattan’s biggest Jewish cultural centers, decided to cancel the “Evening with Roger Waters,” an event that was supposed to take place on April…

  • Sandra Bernhard officiates a gay wedding

    Comedian and musician Sandra Bernhard recently added another profession to her resume – marriage officiating. Bernhard, who was ordained by the Universal Life ministry service (we can all do it, seriously), officiated the wedding between Georgi Dimitrov Balinov and Bradford Shane Shellhammer, a Manhattan gay couple. The wedding took place at the Russian Tea Room in…

  • Joan Rivers won’t apologize for calling Adele ‘fat’

    A few weeks ago, television host/bigmouth Joan Rivers caused more controversy than usual when she commented on Adele’s weight during an interview with David Letterman. One of the most memorable quotes from the interview was when Rivers quipped, “What is her song? Rolling in The Deep? She should add fried chicken!” Classic Joan. And what’s even…

  • Ron Jeremy is back and (almost) fully functional

    More than a month after being hospitalized with an aneurysm near his heart, Jewish pornography legend Ron Jeremy is back to work. In an interview Jeremy had with CNN on Monday, he admits that the health scare was “really spooky. I guess no heart problem comes at the right time, but this was just a big disaster.”…

  • Paul Rudd pranks Conan… again.

    It may have been a day late, but Paul Rudd delivered a great April Fool’s joke. The victim: Conan O’Brien. The prank: Instead of showing a teaser of “Anchorman 2″ on last night’s show, Rudd showed a clip from the 1988 E.T. ripoff film “Mac and Me.” Why is that funny? Well, first of all…

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    The amazing ball of awesomeness who is Joseph Gordon-Levitt is coming out with a new television show based on his online project. Hit RECord is an online collaborative production company JGL started with his brother back in 2005, as a way to post videos, getting feedback and linking artists together, it later became an online video community…

  • Meet Lindsay Lohan’s Israeli boyfriend

    The world’s biggest mean bad girl is apparently dating an Israeli man. Lindsay Lohan, who’s been in and out of court since forever, is reportedly dating Avi Snow, an American-born 24-year-old who made aliyah at 15 and served in the IDF. Snow is the guitarist of the rock band “City of the Sun,” and recent…