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  • 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 ▸

  • Jewish celebrities react to Hurricane Sandy

    As one of the worst storms in U.S. history took its toll on the Northeast, celebrities who live in New York City (and elsewhere) took to Twitter with their thoughts and updates.
    Thanks for all the concerned tweets… Thank goodness we are all okay… Thinking of those who aren’t #sandy
    — Debra Messing (@DebraMessing)
    October 30, 2012
     
    I know it’s tough now, New York, but picture yourself next summer, lying on a warm, calm beach, with nothing to remind you of Sandy
    — B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) October 30, 2012
     
    Sending love to all in Long Beach L.I. My home town. bc
    — Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) October 30, 2012 More ▸

  • Jews prefer Jon Stewart, reveals least surprising survey ever

    A survey conducted by Jewish dating website JDate and Christian dating website Christian Mingle asking “Who is your favorite political news funnyman?,” the “Daily Show” host earned the favor of 51% of young Jewish singles, whereas Christians prefer Stewart’s Catholic counterpart, Stephen Colbert (39%). According to LA Times, For Jewish voters, Bill Maher of HBO’s… More ▸