• 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 ▸

  • Bill Maher: Jay Leno is like Israel

    Jay Leno’s induction to the TV Hall of Fame on Tuesday was preceded by a spirited and vaguely controversial introduction from Bill Maher, who compared the former “Tonight Show” host to a a small Middle Eastern country some of you may have heard of. “Jay reminds me a little of Israel,” Maher said of Leno…. More ▸

  • J-Tweet of the Week: Roseanne Barr might move to Israel

    Comedian Roseanne Barr revealed via Twitter on Wednesday she is interested in making aliyah. Here’s what went down: Barr, who currently lives on a macadamia nut farm in Hawaii with her fourth non-Jewish husband, responded to a Times of Israel story about the aliyah organization Nefesh B’Nefesh with this Tweet. aliyah 2014 — Roseanne Barr… More ▸