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  • Adam Sandler does ‘Munich,’ pop singer does ‘Hava Nagila’

    Here are two keepers: a preview of Adam Sandler’s upcoming flick about a top Israeli commando who wants to become a hairdresser and British pop singer Lauren Rose performing her version of Hava Nagila, which is climbing to the top of the charts in England: UPDATE: JTA’s resident music buff, Jacob Berkman (that’ll get fellow… More ▸

  • Sorry, Mr. Bishop

    Nearly a decade ago, back in my days at the Jewish Exponent in Philadelphia, a co-worker and I were working late. His phone rang and he picked up. The caller was screaming. My fellow editor kept saying, “Yes, Mr. Bishop. Sorry, Mr. Bishop.” Yes, it was the Joey Bishop. If memory serves (the Web is… More ▸