• Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry King remember Sid Caesar, dead at 91

    Sid Caesar, the Jewish comedian who helped pave the way for American comedy as we know it today, died Wednesday in his Beverly Hills home after a brief illness, Variety reports. Caesar, born in Yonkers to immigrant parents from Poland and Russia, began his career playing the saxophone and doing some comedy work in the… More ▸

  • J-Tweet of the Week: Jerry Seinfeld accuses ‘Lego Movie’ of stealing his jokes

    Breaking news: We have just tracked down the only person in the solar system who was not delighted by “The Lego Movie.” His name is Jerry Seinfeld, and in case you haven’t heard of him, the guy has a legendary sitcom under his belt and over 2 million Twitter followers. Not only did Seinfeld find… More ▸

  • Schmidt and Nick crash a bar mitzvah on ‘New Girl’

    Mazel tov to “New Girl” on their bar mitzvah…scene. On the latest episode of the Fox comedy, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) Jews it up yet again, this time crashing a bar mitzvah with Nick (Jake Johnson), who he’s enlisted as his wingman. Nick’s job: To distract Schmidt’s rabbi (Jon Lovitz) so Schmidt can hit on his… More ▸

  • ‘Shoshi Games 2014′: A ‘Girls’ Olympics meme

    How would Shoshanna Shapiro, Zosia Mamet’s Jewish American Princess on crack (literally, sometimes) from “Girls,” fare at the Olympics? “Shoshi Games 2014” helps get your imagination going. The anonymously created Tumblr superimposes Mamet’s face onto shots of different athletes, complete with Shosh-esque quotes as captions. Think lines like “Curling? I’ve been doing that since my bat… More ▸

  • Idina Menzel to perform “Let It Go” at Oscars

    Change of plans for all parents hoping to get your kids to bed early on Oscar night: According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Frozen” star Idina Menzel will perform “Let It Go” at the ceremony Sunday, March 2. “Let It Go” is nominated for best original song, up against “Ordinary Love” from “Mandela: Long Walk to… More ▸

  • Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt team up for Christmas movie

    What are a couple of nice Jewish actors like Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt doing in a movie about Christmas? We don’t know, but after watching these guys together in “50/50,” we’re looking forward to finding out. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jonathan Levine, director of the 2011 cancer dramedy, is bringing its stars together… More ▸

  • Watch: Howard Stern on ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’

    On the latest episode of his web series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” Jerry Seinfeld takes Jewish radio legend Howard Stern for a spin in a vintage car and over to a Queens diner. “This is like being with my aunt from the old country,” Seinfeld says when Stern asks the waitress for a cup… More ▸

  • Rolling Stones to play Israel in June

    It’s happening! The meetings between the Rolling Stones’ people and the Israeli producer people have resulted in a concert date for this summer, The Jerusalem Post reports. Israelis will be able to rock out with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and co. June 10th at Ramat Gan Stadium. The Stones were offered $4.5 million for the show, the largest amount… More ▸