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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 ▸
By Marcy Oster
Actress Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied reportedly were married in a Jewish ceremony. 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 ▸
Here are is another reason to love Natalie Portman. The proud mother, who turned 31 over the weekend, went to a vegan deli in L.A. (Portman is a proud vegan), and her firstborn Aleph would apparently not stop crying, so after failed attempts to calm the baby down, Portman did what every mother should do in that… More ▸
And as always, it was hilariously disturbing. In fact, the whole video was. But should we expect anything different from Andy Samberg and co? More ▸
By Ron Kampeas
Holocaust Remembrance Day was marked for the first time at the Pentagon at a ceremony attended by survivors, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, who was in town to talk about Iran. More ▸
Weekend recap! Portman unites with Syria, Drake battling a lawsuit, Kate Hudson shows post pregnant body, and more!
Here is what happened to your favorite Jewish celebrities while most people in the country were either watching college basketball or too busy to pretend they are Irish: Natalie Portman joined Sir Patrick Stewart, Susan Sarandon and other celebrities in a campaign condemning a year of bloodshed by the Assad regime in Syria. The campaign, called… More ▸
By JTA Staff
The 84th Academy Awards show was Sunday in Los Angeles and, as usual, it generated a ton of material for the Semitic-minded celeb watcher. More ▸
The appearance of blog-sweetheart Natalie Portman and Benjamin Milliepied at the Academy Awards on Sunday wasn’t supposed to be extraordinary in any way, except for one very small (yet very expensive) detail: The two were wearing wedding rings on the red carpet, without telling anyone they got married. According to People magazine, jeweler Jamie Wolf, who is… More ▸