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  • Sarah Silverman launches YouTube comedy channel

    Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman launched a new YouTube comedy show yesterday, called “Jash,” which she claims means “Just Attitude So Hey” (even though that’s not actually what it stands for). Google approached Silverman and “Superbad” star Michael Cera about the show, and it debuted at South by Southwest Sunday. Silverman said her first choice for the show’s… More ▸

  • Is Homeland the answer to peace in the Middle East?

    Is the fictional world of CIA agent Carrie Mathison and US-Marine-turned-Al-Qaeda operative Nicholas Brody the answer to the tension in the Middle East? Yes, according to Many Patinkin. The Jewish actor, better known as Saul Berenson, traveled to Canada this week to do press for the Showtime’s award-winning series, “Homeland,” which is based on an Israeli TV (but you… More ▸

  • The Shia Labeouf Alec Baldwin brawl continues

    Following a brawl that caused Shia Labeouf to leave his role on the upcoming Broadway show, “Orphans,” the Jewish actor is fighting with ex co-worker Alec Baldwin yet again. Labeouf hit Twitter (again) to share an email with his followers from Broadway director Dan Sullivan which implied Baldwin wasn’t rehearsing properly with the play. “Don’t… More ▸

  • Carrie Fischer may or may not be playing Princess Leia in the new Star Wars film

    It seems nobody really knows whats going on with the new “Star Wars” film. Earlier this week,  Jewish actress Carrie Fischer told Palm Beach Illustrated she was playing Princess Leia in the new “Star Wars” film coming out from Disney, only for a representative to tell CNN she was only kidding. “She was joking,” the rep said. “Nothing has been announced yet.” Yet George… More ▸

  • Is Howard Stern coming to late night TV?

    Brace yourself for this rumor: Howard Stern might replace Jimmy Fallon. Leaked news last week revealed that Jay Leno was being pushed off of NBC to make room for Jimmy Fallon in his 11:30 slot in 2014. A source told the New York Post today NBC was “grooming” Jewish comedian/pervert Howard Stern. Stern is known… More ▸

  • Valerie Harper has terminal brain cancer

    Valerie Harper, the actress who played Jewess Rhoda Morgenstern in the 1970′s sitcom “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” and then went on to star in how own spinoff, “Rhoda,” has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, and could only have a few months left to live. Harper, 79, previously battled cancer in 2009, but told… More ▸

  • Sarah Silverman and Joan Rivers snuggle in new web series

    “Fashion Police” TV personality Joan Rivers (who recently made the ADL’s hit list) has launched a new web series called “In Bed with Joan,” and her first featured guest was Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman. The show is a 30-minute segment of a “no holds barred chat with Joan Rivers,” according to the show’s site. Silverman… More ▸

  • Israeli ambassador to US Michael Oren was on the Colbert Show last night

    Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the US, stopped by Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” to talk about Chuck Hagel and President Obama’s upcoming trip to Israel. Stephen Colbert presented the topic of Israel by reminding his audience he was “certainly a better friend than Barack Obama, who has repeatedly snubbed our ally ‘Yisrael’ by refusing to… More ▸

  • Jon Stewart will leave The Daily Show this summer to direct a movie

    Jewish TV comedian Jon Stewart is stepping down from his throne at Comedy Central this summer for a break to direct a film based on a screenplay he wrote. Stewart is abandoning “The Daily Show,” the New York Times reports, to direct a film called “Rosewater,” which is based on a 2011 book,  “And Then They Came… More ▸

  • Daniel Radcliffe to star in new “Frankenstein” film

    The “Harry Potter” actor has graduated from Hogwarts and is moving onto other fictional roles. 23-year-old Jewish actor Daniel Radcliffe has signed on to play the hunchback assistant to Victor Frankenstein in 20th Century Fox’s new adaption of the 1818 novel, according to Deadline. The new film is written by Max Landis and will be directed by… More ▸