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  • SNL’s Top 10 Jewish moments

    Just in time for the 40th season premiere, we compiled the comedy show’s greatest Jewish hits —  from Gilda Radner’s “Saving ‘Soviet Jewelry’” to an unforgettable Adam Sandler melody. More ▸

  • Watch: Jonah Hill as a 6-year-old Catskills comic on ‘SNL’

    Just when you thought “Saturday Night Live” couldn’t get any Jew-ier (thanks Drake!), Jonah Hill took over as guest star this past weekend. His third time on the show meant another opportunity to see the “Wolf of Wall Street” star play Adam Grossman, a 6-year-old whose body has been invaded by the spirit of a… More ▸

  • Watch: Drake’s ‘SNL’ bar mitzvah

    Drake invaded “Saturday Night Live” this week, serving as host and musical guest. Here’s what we learned: The guy can act, and watching him get bar mitzvahed never gets old. The rapper formerly known as Aubrey Graham didn’t waste any time tapping into the comedic potential of his interesting background. Taking the stage for his… More ▸

  • Watch: Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy explains Hanukkah on ‘SNL’

    Paul Rudd hosted “Saturday Night Live” this week, but he wasn’t the only Jewish cutie to make an appearance on the episode. Also present was “Weekend Update” favorite and Seth Meyers’ podiatrist’s son, Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy. This time the socially awkward, notes-fixated preteen was at the desk to talk about Hanukkah. We learn,… More ▸

  • Andy Samberg marries Joanna Newsom

    Sorry ladies, but the rumors of Andy Samberg’s plans to wed singer-songrwriter Joanna Newsom this weekend turned out to be true. After dating for five years, the couple tied the knot Saturday in Big Sur, Calif, Us Weekly reports. While the gossip site boasts their story has “All the Details!” there are in fact, no… More ▸

  • The return of SNL’s Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy!

    One of my personal favorite “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Update characters, Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy, who is portrayed by the hilairous Jewish castmember Vanessa Bayer, made an appearance on Saturday to explain to the  Passover to the host, Seth Meyers. Once again – the only thing to come out of this one is yet another cheesy bar… More ▸

  • Daniel Radcliffe: 10 points. Saturday Night Live: 0

    Legendary (and recently dried up) late-night sketch show “Saturday Night Live” ushered in 2012 with a bang. And by “bang,” I mean hardcore suckiness. With English wizarding legend Daniel Radcliffe hosting and newcomer Lana Del Rey, producers thought the show would be a hit. Unfortunately, they forgot about their crappy writers and past musical disasters…. More ▸