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  • Watch: Shaquille O’Neal speaks Hebrew

    So a rabbi and a former NBA star walk into a trade show… Seriously though, Michigan rabbi (and JTA contributor) Jason Miller, actually did run into Shaquille O’Neal at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last Tuesday. Inspired by hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons‘ “Shabbat Shalom” closer at the end of an interview given… More ▸

  • Russell Simmons mixes up Ariel Sharon and Shimon Peres in condolence tweet

    Hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons was one of the many to publicly mourn former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who passed away on Saturday. He was probably one of the few, though, to mourn the wrong man. “R.I.P. my friend Ariel Sharon great pleasure working with you.. special occasions, your work to promote tolerance was inspiring,”… More ▸