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  • Oh Lord, another Bar Mitzvah video is going viral

    Internet, meet Jorel Hoffert, a half Asian, half Jewish 12-year-old boy, who is so excited to become a man, he’s made a YouTube video about it. In a bizarre mash-up of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Hoffert displays his incredible skills in air guitar and Gangam style, including lines like, “I’m half a Jew/Learned Hebrew/I’m half Asian and proud… More ▸

  • Bob Dylan inducted into American Academy of Arts and Letters

    Bob Dylan has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, becoming the first rock star to join the prestigious institution. Robert Allen Zimmerman joins the Academy’s list of successful, upper-crust Americans, Sinclair Lewis, Kurt Vonnegut, Duke Ellington, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Rothko, Frank Lloyd Wright and Roy Lichtenstein. Additions to the Academy come from categories of  music, literature and visual arts, and Blind Boy Grunt… More ▸

  • Barbra Streisand to perform at Shimon Peres’ 90th Birthday

    Everyone is loving Babs these days. Only a few weeks after she was tapped to perform at this year’s Oscars for the first time in 36 years, Barbra Streisand is set to perform at Israeli President Shimon Peres’ 90th birthday celebration, the Times of Israel reports. Streisand will be the opening act at Shimon Peres’s annual… More ▸

  • Listen to Drake’s new song about getting angry when he’s up late

    Drake released a second single from his upcoming album, “Nothing Was the Same,” and the new song, “5AM in Toronto,” is full of bragging and angry words about staying up late. Drake’s producer, Noah Shebib, tweeted a link to the song early this morning, which Drizzy retweeted, before noting the song was produced by hip-hop… More ▸

  • Adam Levine takes his first dates to McDonald’s

    How’s this for classy. Adam Levine, the Maroon 5 lead singer who has moves like Jagger and still uses a pay phone, says McDonald’s is his favorite first date spot. “I always like to dress up in a tuxedo and tell the girl to dress real fancy. I like to pick her up and go… More ▸

  • Drake makes it rain money at Charlotte strip club

    Umm, this is a bit excessive.
    Jewish Canadian hip hop artist Drake appeared at a strip club in Charlotte, NC over the weekend, and made it rain- literally- with cash.
    He showed up with a cardboard box filled with bricks of cash, and tossed some $50,000 worth of singles at the dancers, according to TMZ. Pal rapper Bleu Davinci allegedly chipped in to the night’s fun with $25,000.
    We’re not sure where the spontaneous generosity is coming from, but maybe this is Drake’s way of mourning Rihanna’s recent PDA with Chris Brown? Or maybe he’s really mad Steven Spielberg was snubbed at the Oscars and decided to unleash through Benjamins. We’ll never know. More ▸

  • Marc Anthony scores a Jewish JLo

    She’s no Jenny from the Block but she kinda looks like Jennifer Lopez, and is Jewish too. Two years after filing for divorce, Marc Anthony has himself a new girl, and if since he can’t have JLo, he’s found JewLo (hat tip to Times of Israel). The 44-year-old salsa artist is dating Chloe Green, the 21-year-old daughter… More ▸

  • Babs is preparing for the Oscars with juice

    There’s a lot of pressure being put on Barbra Streisand, whose performing for the first time in 36 years this Sunday at the Oscars (7:00, EST, which gives you just enough time to sober up from the Purim festivities), and to deal with that pressure, Babs is altering her eating routines. Stylists told the Hollywood Reporter Streisand is… More ▸

  • Did Rihanna and Chris Brown split over Drake?

    The infamous brawl between Drake and Chris Brown lives on. After reports that the two rap singers are suing each other, a source told The Sun that Rihanna and Chris Brown have split because Rihanna was caught messaging Drake, her ex-boyfriend. “She was messaging him and Chris saw and it didn’t go down well,” the source claims. “Since… More ▸