• Scarlett Johansson is pregnant

    B’sha’ah tovah to Scarlett Johansson! The 29-year-old “Her” star, of recent SodaStream fame (or infamy, depending which side you’re on), is expecting her first child with French fiance Romain Dauriac, E! News reports. The couple, dating publicly since November 2012,  announced their engagement six months ago. Prior to this relationship, Johansson dated ad exec Nate Naylor for a year…. More ▸

  • Top five Jewish moments from the 2014 Oscars

    The high ratio of Members of the Tribe in Hollywood makes the Academy Awards sort of an inherently Jew-y event. That said, from Holocaust survivors to Semitic songstresses, there were segments from Sunday night’s ceremony that certainly can be counted as overtly Jew-y. Five, to be exact. Check out our highlight reel. 1. By far the most… More ▸

  • Watch: Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore’s ‘Tonight Show’ duet

    In honor of their on-screen reunion in the upcoming film “Blended,” a very pregnant Drew Barrymore and an athletic pant-clad Adam Sandler sang a duet on “The Tonight Show” Wednesday. The legendary rom-com couple have been paired up previously in “The Wedding Singer” and “50 First Dates.” With host Jimmy Fallon on guitar, Barrymore and… More ▸

  • Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen share son’s bris shots

    Mazel tov to Jason Biggs and his wife Jenny Mollen on the birth–and apparent circumcision–of their son Sid. On Tuesday Mollen posted shots to Instagram that seem to have been taken on or around the time of their newborn’s bris. “Today was not a good day to be Sid’s penis,” read one caption that bore… More ▸

  • J-Tweet of the Week: Seth Rogen calls out senators

    On Wedneday Seth Rogen went down to Capitol Hill to speak to a Senate committee about the impact Alzheimer’s has on families. Sadly, it was not exactly what you’d call a sold-out show. Rogen, whose mother-in-law suffers from the disease, Tweeted a photo of the empty room, along with the caption “All those empty seats… More ▸

  • Watch: Haim gets down in ‘If I Could Change Your Mind’ video

    In this video for “If I Could Change Your Mind” from their acclaimed album “Days Are Gone,” Jewish sister rocker trio Haim switch out their guitars for some smooth dance moves. To achieve this choreographed feel, they hired–yes–a choreographer. The woman behind it all is the legendary Fatima Robinson, who has masterminded the moves in… More ▸

  • Next up for Seth Rogen: A video game movie and Alzheimer’s activism

    Funny, geeky comedy team Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are moving away from funny and sticking with just geeky for their next project. The two will direct “Console Wars,” a business thriller about the 1990s showdown between video game makers Sega and Nintendo, Booktrade reports. The film, from the people that brought you “Moneyball” and… More ▸

  • Comedy Central renews ‘Broad City’

    “Broad City,” a series created by and starring Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, has been renewed by Comedy Central for a second season. Executive producer Amy Poehler announced the news on Seth Meyers’ “Late Night” premiere Monday night. The show chronicles the lives of two young, single, cash-challenged gals trying to make it (or survive,… More ▸