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  • Israeli ‘Kitchen Nightmares’ restaurant owner facing deportation

    An unsavory appearance on Gordon Ramsay’s “Kitchen Nightmares” almost forced a Scotsdale restaurant owner to close up shop. But it turns out Samy Bouzaglo’s worst crime wasn’t sassing Ramsey or becoming very entertainingly unhinged on Facebook (and then blaming the crazy posts on hackers). Bouzaglo, who runs Amy’s Baking Company Bakery Boutique & Bistro with his… More ▸

  • 90210’s Jewish baby boom

    Ian Ziering of “Beverly Hills, 90210” and his wife Erin had their second kid last week. Penna Mae is exactly two years younger–to the day–than her big sister Mia Loren. Per, the sweet yet unusual name is Latin for feather and a nickname for Pennsylvania. We can’t help but wonder if the Jewish actor and… More ▸

  • Celebrity chef Jamie Geller documents her first year in Israel

    In her new online series “The Joy of Israel,” kosher cook and bestselling author Jamie Geller shows us what it’s like, while also highlighting some of the Holy Land’s sights and flavors. The webisodes are a follow-up to the “Joy of Aliyah,” which depicted the Geller family’s initial transition to Israel. In the premiere, which debuted… More ▸

  • ‘Teen Mom’ Farrah Abraham makes sex tape with Jewish porn star

    There is finally a Jewish connection to MTV’s popular trash reality television show “Teen Mom”! Season one/three alumna Farrah Abraham, who is not Jewish but has been looking for love on JDate, and briefly dated a 34-year-old Jewish man, has once again turned to the wonderful world of Jewish men. This time to Jewish porn star James Deen…. More ▸

  • Breaking News: Honey Boo Boo supports Israel

    Are the publicity problems Israel has been suffering lately finally over? Or did they just get worse? In the wake of the U.N. vote that granted the Palestinians an observer status and was considered a landslide defeat by Israeli politicians, and just days after even Sonia Manzano Sesame Street’s favorite Latina resident, Maria, called Israel “bullies,” the… More ▸

  • Chuck Lorre card calls ‘Bachelor’ ‘idiotic,’ unleashes Twitter war

    Television producer Chuck Lorre, the man who is behind successful shows like “Two and a Half Man,” “Big Bang Theory,” and “Dharma and Greg,” and also the target of Charlie Sheen’s alleged anti-Semitic rant, is now in the center of a political-turned-entertainment controversy. The reason – his famous “Vanity Cards,” (that’s showbiz speak for the screenshots at the… More ▸

  • The British crowned Sandi Firth as ‘Jewish Mum of the Year’

      A television network in the U.K. aimed to make the reality of millions of people worldwide into a television show, but this reality wasn’t about eating bugs or surviving a tribal society on a deserted island. It was — about Jewish mothers (or “mums” like the traditional British spelling). Channel 4’s “Jewish Mum of… More ▸

  • Edon Pinchot’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ highlights

    Farewell, Jewish Justin Bieber!
    Edon Pinchot, the kid, the smooth voice, and the yarmulke, was eliminated from “America’s Got Talent” last night at the semifinals stage.
    It was quite the run for the 14-year-old Sabbath observant heartthrob from Skokie, Ill. During his final act, judge Howie Mandel told him that he is “the best singer of the competition.” In fact, Mandel commented on Edon’s Judaism several times, including his repeated insistence that “Jew are terrific!”
    So now Edon returns to the Ida Crown Jewish Academy in Chicago as a minor celebrity with a bright future, and we have these videos:
    1. Auditions: “Good Life” by One Republic

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