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  • Everything you need to know about the Sarah Silverman ‘Lettergate’

    Sarah Silverman made headlines again!
    But no, this time it wasn’t about a controversial tweet or a controversial video or… a controversial anything. In fact, the Jewish comedian didn’t really do anything.
    Well, depends who you ask, because Rabbi Yaakov Rosenblatt thought that her lack of, umm, “doing,” is bad, so he decided to write an opinion columnfor the “Jewish Press” on October 11.
    From that moment on it just got more bizarre, so in case you missed one of the most unnecessary debates recently (seriously people, don’t we debate enough these days?), here’s a short recap.
    Last Thursday, Rabbi Rosenblatt accused Silverman of being “too secular”
    According to Rabbi Rosenblatt, Sarah Silverman has a right to use her “daring” humor, but it’s not okay to add “biblical language” to that:
    You want to fight for a value so you take your belief – secularism – and promote it. As an Orthodox rabbi, I disagree with just about everything you say, but respect your right to say it. All I ask, respectfully, is that you not use traditional Jewish terminology in your efforts. Because doing so is a lie. More ▸

  • Watch Sarah Silverman latest and NSFW political video

    Sarah Silverman political videos are back, y’all! After encouraging old Jewish Floridians to vote for Obama in 2008 and encouraging billionaire mogul Sheldon Adelson to stop his support for Republican candidate Mitt Romney in exchange for, um, scissoring, the Jewish comedian now wants to spread the word about voter ID laws. In a video posted… More ▸

  • 18 Jewish celebrities doing (or wearing) American things

    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 ▸

  • Sarah Silverman ‘aborts’ a burrito

    You read it right. The politically aware-yet-incorrect comedian tweeted a photo of herself with a pregnant belly and wrote, “It’s a burrito!”, only to tweet another picture a few hours later of her wearing the same outfit sans the pregnant belly with the caption reading, “Got a quickie aborsh in case R v W gets… More ▸

  • This week’s Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the six most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. Watch Sarah Silverman and her sister’s “Jewy” interview 2. Exclusive interview with The GAG Quartet, the Israeli band behind the latest YouTube sensation 3. Sacha… More ▸