• Lena Dunham talks to Marc Maron about Hasids, dating Jewish guys, Woody Allen

    Comedian Marc Maron is incredibly skilled at getting famous people to move past surface PR stuff and engage in organic, in-depth conversations. His “funny, brainy romp” with Lena Dunham on Monday’s edition of his WTF podcast is a perfect example of this. The creator and star of “Girls” chatted with Maron about being raised in… More ▸

  • ‘Girls’ star Jemima Kirke sometimes does Shabbat with ‘super-Jew’ husband

      Jemima Kirke is just like us — if only we were cooler and more bohemian, occupied an entire Brooklyn brownstone and tattooed our Shabbat guests. In the March 10 issue of New York Magazine, the “Girls” star gives us a peek into her life, which includes making art, being a mom, getting groped by… More ▸

  • Madonna’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Purim costume

    The award for best celebrity Purim costume goes to … Madonna! The Kabbalah-practicing singer went as “Game of Thrones’” Daenerys Targaryen, posting the impressive results to Instagram. (And yes, we’re sure she would have won even if she weren’t the only costumed celebrity we’ve tracked down so far. Did you see those shoulder dragons?) “Happy… More ▸

  • Beyoncé to play Israel?

    The upcoming Israeli summer might just be getting even hotter. According to a Sunday report on Israel’s Channel 2 news, Beyoncé will be stopping over for a gig at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park on June 15. The thing is, the date does not appear on Beyoncé’s website. Plus, as Israeli fans may remember, a 2009 rumor that… More ▸

  • Jason Bateman speaks Yiddish? Dayeinu!

    It appears that Jon Stewart does not know the meaning of the Yiddish term chazzerai — but Jason Bateman does. On the flip side, Bateman thinks the Seder plate items are game pieces, and he wants to be the shankbone. Watch here: More ▸

  • Meet Esther, the new (Jewish?) ‘Queen of Persia’

    Remember Esther, the “Queen of Persia” contestant who scored big points with the audience — and the king — when she touched his scepter (no innuendo intended) during the final date round? Well it turns out the winner of the Bravo reality series might just be a member of the tribe. And you know how… More ▸

  • Watch: Seth Rogen dishes on weed-smoking celebs

    We just can’t stop talking about Seth Rogen lately! Sorry if you’ve had enough, but this clip from Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” is just too Jew-packed to resist. Last night the show’s host Andy Cohen got Rogen to play a round of “Spill the Herbal Tea,” in which the writer, actor and Alzheimer’s advocate… More ▸

  • Watch: A version of ‘Seinfeld’ that’s really about nothing

    If you thought the legendary sitcom “Seinfeld” was really a show about nothing, spend six minutes watching this viral clip. Video editor LJ Frezza stripped some shots — mostly of New York City building exteriors, but also some bleak bathrooms and work spaces –of characters and dialogue, leaving just the music and laugh tracks. What’s… More ▸