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  • Drake finally graduated from High School

    This is a very exciting year in the life of the 25-year-old Jewish Canadian rapper Drake. Earlier this year he got “re-bar mitzvahd,” and now he earned his high school diploma. Yes, it took him about seven years more than most of us, but Drake is finally a high school graduate. The reason Drake (born Aubrey… More ▸

  • 7 things you need to know about Natalie Portman’s wedding

    Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied tied the knot on Saturday night, after being engaged for over two years. The two met during the rehearsals for the “Black Swan,” which featured Portman and was choreographed by Millepied, a ballet dancer. Here is everything you need to know about the ceremony.
    1. It was mostly a Jewish wedding

    Both Portman and Millepied were wrapped in tallits, and the ceremony took place under a rustic chuppah made of twigs. At the end of the ceremony, Millepied, who is not Jewish, smashed the glass and everyone yelled, “Mazal Tov!” More ▸

  • David Arquette has bar mitzvah at Western Wall

    (via JTA) Actor David Arquette had a spontaneous bar mitzvah at the Western Wall while in Israel filming his new show for the Travel Channel. Arquette, 40, read from the Torah and put on tefillin in front of the Wall on Monday. The former “Scream” star, who was born to a Jewish mother but was… More ▸

  • Mazel Tov to Drew Barrymore and her new Jewish family!

    Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman tied the knot last Saturday under a chuppah. Kopelman, who is Drew’s art dealer, is also the son of Arie Kopelman, CEO of Chanel (and yes, Drew wore a Chanel gown). Kopelman’s rabbi performed the ceremony. Now that Drew has married into the tribe, she can also gush over her… More ▸

  • Shimon Peres uses own meme to congratulate Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan over the weekend, a status change that created a lot of buzz, positive and negative. Among the greeters was Israeli President Shimon Peres, who wrote on his Facebook wall: “Dear Mark, when you created the Facebook social network, you gave millions of people the opportunity to… More ▸

  • Mark Zuckerberg is wearing a tie!

    It is probably the only time you will ever see this happening, so we thought we’d share. Oh, he did that because he met the president. Look how cute he looks! All grown up and such. Source: Wall Street Journal. More ▸

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal gives birth to a baby girl, gives her a normal name

    Mazel tov to Maggie Gyllenhaal! Gyllenhaal ‘s publicist wrote in an email that the actress gave birth on April 19 to Gloria Ray. This is Gyllenhaal and husband Peter Sarsgaard’s second daughter. Their first, Ramona, is 6 years old. In 2009 Gyllenhaal received an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actress for her role in… More ▸

  • Lea Michele throws a birthday bash for Babs

    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 ▸