The "Glee" star learns about the history of her paternal grandmother's family during the season finale of TLC's "Who Do You Think You Are?"
Lea Michele took the stage at Sunday night’s Teen Choice Awards in her first televised appearance since boyfriend Cory Monteith’s death in July. The Jewish “Glee” actress used her time up there to dedicate her Choice TV Actress – Comedy award to Monteith. “I want to dedicate this award to Cory,” she said, choked up…. More ▸
The latest celebrity to speak out about “Glee” actor Cory Monteith, who died unexpectedly on Saturday at the age of 31, is Jewish actress Gwyneth Paltrow. Paltrow, who guest-starred on “Glee” as a substitute teacher, released a statement Sunday with condolences for those who worked alongside Monteith on the hit show—especially real-life girlfriend Lea Michele…. More ▸
In the wake of her boyfriend Cory Monteith’s tragic death, Lea Michele has released a statement requesting to be left alone. “We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea’s privacy during this devastating time,” a rep for the actress told People. The Jewish “Glee” star, 26, was in Mexico when she learned that Monteith was found… More ▸
The horrific massacre early Friday in the Aurora, Colo. movie theater during the premiere screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” at midnight drew a lot of emotions and opinions from the American people, with Twitter being the main stage of expression. Jewish celebrities and lawmakers were also among the commentators. While some shared their feelings about the tragic event, other added their personal opinions regarding the hot topic of gun control. Here are some of the main tweets:
Some celebrities shared their thoughts and prayers: More ▸
Happy Fourth of July Everyone!
America is celebrating its 236th birthday and we decided to show some of our favorite Jewish celebrities celebrating America the way it should be celebrated – by doing American things and wearing outrageously patriotic red, white and blue gear!
So how are the Jewish celebrities celebrating the 4th?
1. Natalie Portman is drinking a beer More ▸
History is made, ladies and gentlemen!
Two of the top three hottest women on earth is Jewish! And like really Jewish, not “my mom is Jewish but I don’t practice” and all that, this is the real deal!
The 2012 Maxim Hot 100 list came out yesterday, and it features some wonderful sights, including eight Jewish women (one is a cartoon, but who are we to discriminate). Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli tops the list, and superwoman Mila Kunis came in at third.
Here are all eight of them, their ranking and who they are. Enjoy!
1. Bar Refaeli
Israeli Supermodel, entrepreneur and faux Mossad agent.
3. Mila Kunis
Ukrainian-American Actress, troops supporter, and life saver.
Check out the rest after the jump. More ▸
By JTA Staff
Jon Stewart gets in hot water with the Catholic League, vote for your favorite Beastie Boys song on a special Weekly Sizzle video and view some animals in Israel doing awesome stuff. More ▸
By Jewz Newton
Happy birthday Barbra Streisand! To celebrate your big 70th, Lea Michele is throwing a party to honor you. The “Glee” star is obsessed with Streisand. Her biggest dream is to remake “Funny Girl” or to have Streisand guest star on “Glee,” a friend told the Hollywood Life. The one time Lea actually met Streisand, she… More ▸
By Jewz Newton
After the HBO series “Sex and the City” went off the air, hormonal twenty-somethings everywhere wept over cosmos and tripped over Manolos, wondering how life could go on without Carrie Bradshaw. Thankfully, the shoe-loving, man-eating writer is back … in her pre-pubescent form, at least. The CW network has decided to turn Candace Bushnell’s “The… More ▸