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  • Beyonce and Jay Z visit Anne Frank House

    Beyonce, on tour in Amsterdam, visited the Anne Frank House Wednesday with her better half Jay Z. According to the museum’s Facebook page, the power couple spent more than an hour there and was allegedly “impressed.” The singer, who might play Israel this summer, posted two photos to Instagram. And like Justin Bieber before her,… More ▸

  • Lenny Kravitz’s uncle awarded posthumous Medal of Honor

    On Tuesday President Obama awarded 24 Jewish, Hispanic, and African American veterans Medals of Honor they’d earned but never received. Many on the list are already deceased—including a Jewish guy from Brooklyn named Lenny Kravitz, uncle of a certain musician and “Hunger Games” star you may have heard of. Hint: This veteran’s nephew was named… More ▸

  • Madonna’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Purim costume was the real thing

    Madonna rocked Purim this year with her homage to Daenerys Targaryen from “Game of Thrones.” If you thought her costume seemed very authentic, you would be absolutely correct. On Wednesday’s “Tonight Show,” Emilia Clarke, who plays the Mother of Dragons on the HBO show, revealed that Madge’s outfit came straight from the set. Except for the… More ▸

  • Beastie Boys settle lawsuit with GoldieBlox over song parody

    Yet another reason to love the Beastie Boys: Those guys know how to settle a lawsuit. The band settled for an undisclosed amount with GoldieBlox over the toy company’s video ad that featured a parody of their hit song “Girls.” “That settlement includes (a) the issuance of an apology by GoldieBlox, which will be posted on… More ▸

  • Sarah Silverman donates her voice to gay Jewish organization

    Attention all Bostonians looking for a good, old-fashioned, R-rated outgoing voicemail message: Sarah Silverman and Keshet, an organization that advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews, might be able to help. Attendees of the Keshet Cabaret on March 27 will have the opportunity to bid on a personal voicemail from the raunchy comedienne, The Boston… More ▸

  • Bar Refaeli’s Purim costume: Fashionable Tiger

    And the runner up in our celebrity Purim costume contest is…Bar Refaeli. We love that the Israeli supermodel chose adorable over sexy with this “stylish tiger” outfit. How does one imbue a tiger with style, you ask? Three words: Yellow Chanel bag. Here it is, straight from her Instagram. More ▸

  • 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 ▸