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  • Natalie Portman on why she’s a Jewish role magnet

    If you like to think of Natalie Portman as the typical (if slightly better looking than average) Jewish woman, you’re not alone. It appears Hollywood does, too. Gracing the cover of Marie Claire’s November issue, the “Thor” star told the mag that the industry tries to typecast her. Here’s a  passage from the interview: “Like,… More ▸

  • Celebrate Isaac Mizrahi’s birthday with Natalie Portman

    Today everyone’s favorite Brooklyn-born, QVC-hawking, shul-shirking designer turns 51. That’s right — happy b-day Isaac Mizrahi! We love this awesome tribute from Styleite — a 1996 Isaac ad starring 13-year-old Natalie Portman. Nothing says happy birthday better than a pre-“Professional” Portman channeling Audrey Hepburn. And judging from the closing shot of Mizrahi with his young… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman in Israel directing her first film

    Let the Natalie Portman Holy Land sightings begin. The actress is in Israel right now, working on her adaptation of Amos Oz’s “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” Haaretz reported Tuesday. The film, Portman’s directorial debut in which she is also starring, will begin shooting in Jerusalem in January. No need to scan the Kotel… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman wants to become a French citizen

    Natalie Portman is dying to become a citizen of France–or at least that’s how everyone is deconstructing a comment she made in the French magazine Madame Figaro. “I don’t have the French nationality, but I would be love to get it. But I don’t know if it’s possible because I already have an American and… More ▸

  • Marion Cotillard replaces Natalie Portman as Lady Macbeth

    Our condolences to all those who had their hearts set on seeing Natalie Portman rocking the Shakespeare thing in the upcoming adaptation of “Macbeth.” The Israeli-born actress, who was initially on board to play Lady Macbeth opposite Michael Fassbender, has just been replaced by Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard, according to The Hollywood Reporter. At least there’s… More ▸

  • ‘Natalie Portman’ seeks Shabbat dinner dates via Craigslist

    What does a beautiful, successful, and, uh, married actress like Natalie Portman need to do to find men willing to come over for Shabbat dinner? Turn to Craigslist, naturally! Okay, so the Washington, D.C. woman who is looking for nice Jewish boys to break challah with probably isn’t really Benjamin Millepied’s better half. And while she… More ▸

  • Watch: Natalie Portman in new ‘Thor’ trailer

    Here we have, care of YouTube Geek Week,  a brand-new trailer for “Thor: The Dark World.” It’s longer, more detailed and might be a little heavier on the Natalie Portman shots than the first one. Check out the Israeli-born actress as she embraces Thor, sasses — and slaps — Loki, and looks as good as… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis among 10 highest paid actresses in Hollywood

    Forbes has just released their list of Hollywood’s highest paid actresses, and (drumroll, please) two of the ten starlets are Jewish. Not bad ladies! Natalie Portman comes in at number eight, having earned $14 million this year. While the Oscar winner has been in the news lately for her upcoming directorial debut, it’s blockbusters like “Thor”… More ▸