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  • Jason Segel played high school basketball with Jason Collins

    Yesterday Jason Collins made news–and history–as the first active NBA player to come out. Nothing especially funny or Jewish about that, right? Wrong. Turns out when Collins was a Harvard-Westlake Wolverine he had a very funny, very Jewish teammate: Jason Segel. In the flurry of reporting that followed the breaking of the Collins story, Sports… More ▸

  • Neil Diamond’s sweet gesture to the city of Boston

    The people of Boston  want to forget everything about last week. The week began with the tragic terrorist attack on the Boston Marathon, taking the lives of three people, and ended with the capturing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the bombing suspects on a suburb street during lockdown. But the people of Boston, especially those… More ▸

  • Check out Aly Raisman’s first rehearsal on DWTS

    Sure, she can shred it on the beam, but just how hot is her salsa? Raisman has admitted her decision to join ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” will be “challenging,” admitting to TV Guide earlier this week she doesn’t have any dance experience. “I’ve only done gymnastics and all the stuff that I’ve been showing Mark that… More ▸

  • Aly Raisman will compete in Maccabiah games this summer

    Sometimes we crave fierce competition in sports, and other times we just want to watch superstars strut. Olympic gold-medalist Aly Raisman, who recently made headlines for joining the cast of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” is being added to the roster of competitors at this summer’s Maccabiah games in Israel. Maccabiah organizers announced Raisman will… More ▸

  • LeBron James is having a Yom Kippur Wedding

    Ring in the bells of celebration and starvation. Miami Heat basketball star LeBron James sent out his Save the Dates for his wedding, the weekend of Friday, September 13, which is exciting for all his friends except the Jewish ones because that date is Yom Kippur. TMZ obtained a copy of the invitation, and notes… More ▸

  • Aly Raisman is joining Dancing with the Stars

    After winning a gold medal, and our hearts, at last summer’s Olympics to the tune of “Hava Nagilla,” Aly Raisman is rumored to be moving onto a dancing career by joining ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” The Jewish Olympic-winning gymnast is joining the celebrity cast of America’s favorite dancing show, according to TMZ. Although the official list of… More ▸

  • Rabbis elect Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera as Man of the Year

    Not only did he win five World Series championships and have the most career saves of all time, but Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera is also Man of the Year, according to the New York Board of Rabbis. The interdenominational group will give Rivera the official title at an upcoming ceremony and Rivera will goto Israel later in… More ▸

  • Did a Hebrew prayer help Baltimore win the Super Bowl?

    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco played like a boss at Sunday’s Super Bowl game, and the God of the Hebrews might have had something to do with it. According to Algemeiner, Flacco received a blessing from his Jewish friend, who recited “Birkat Kohanim,” the blessing of Jewish priests, on the phone to him the day before the big… More ▸