• 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 ▸

  • Shel Silverstein’s ‘The Giving Tree’ turns 50, goes digital

    Happy birthday to “The Giving Tree!” The classic kids’ book by Shel Silverstein turns 50 this year, and to mark the occasion—and to celebrate the late author’s other four titles that came out in 1964—“The Giving Tree” will make its digital debut via HarperCollins, per The Hollywood Reporter. This is especially notable given that Silverstein never even… More ▸

  • Woody Allen’s son disputes Dylan Farrow’s claims of molestation

    The latest on the Woody Allen saga: His son Moses Farrow has spoken out in his defense in the latest issue of People. Moses says he doesn’t believe Allen molested his sister Dylan Farrow: “Of course Woody did not molest my sister,” says Moses, who is estranged from Farrow and many of his siblings and… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham: Howard Stern looks like a ‘cartoon of a Jewish female horse’

    Once upon a time, shock jock Howard Stern said some not nice things on his radio show about Lena Dunham. Specifically that Dunham is “a little fat girl who kind of looks like Jonah Hill” who was“raping his eyes.” It took a good year, but Dunham finally hit back. According to Page Six, the “Girls”… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman joins Israeli initiative to help Syrian refugees

    We didn’t think it was humanly possible, but Natalie Portman has gone and inspired us yet again. This time, The Times of Israel reports, the actress, director, and  adorable mom has donated money and clothing to Syrian refugees via Operation Human Warmth. The initiative is the result of several Israeli organizations—the youth group Hanoar Haoved Vehalomed,… More ▸

  • Shalom Auslander: Philip Seymour Hoffman ‘had the biggest, brokenest heart of anyone I have ever met’

    Many who have worked with—or even just admired—the incredible talent that was Philip Seymour Hoffman have shared their memories of the actor, who died on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose at 46. Among them is Shalom Auslander, author and creator of the Showtime series “Happyish” in which Hoffman had a lead role. “This planet… More ▸