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  • Orthodox boy is breakout star of Oprah’s new TV show ‘Belief’

    Orthodox Jewish boys from Hungary are not typically a hot topic on Twitter. But after the Sunday night premiere of Oprah Winfrey’s “Belief,” a seven-part documentary series exploring various faiths around the world, the Internet is enamored with Mendel Hurwitz, one of the show’s first subjects. Hurwitz, now 15, hails from Budapest, where the show… More ▸

  • Tssss…. Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the five most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. KISS version of Angry Birds in the making 2. Oprah in Jewish Wonderland 3. Scarlett Johansson uses fashion to support Obama’s re-election 4. Joan Rivers magic (plastic surgery)… More ▸

  • Oprah’s encounters with Chasidic Jews to air Feb. 12

    About three months ago we reported that Oprah Winfrey made an unusual visit to a mikvah in Brooklyn Heights as part of her new series, Oprah’s Next Chapter. More details are now available about Oprah’s forthcoming show about Chasidic Jews and their “usually private and mysterious way of life.” According to OWN, the Oprah Winfrey… More ▸

  • Oprah goes to the mikvah

    Oprah Winfrey made a stop at the ritual bath but didn’t take the plunge. This trip to a Chabad Lubavitch mikvah in Brooklyn Heights (not the “Heights” one typically associates with Chabad) was filmed for an episode of her new series, Oprah’s Next Chapter, which will premiere in January on her OWN Network, her new… More ▸