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  • Mayim Bialik’s next goal: to climb a mountain

    Full time actress/mother Mayim Bialik is still trying to get over a very difficult 2012. First it was the car accident in August, which almost caused her to lose parts of her right hand, and then it was the public separation from her husband of nine years Michael Stone. The 37-year old Emmy-nominated “Big Bang Theory” star,… More ▸

  • Fox has orders a comedy pilot starring Andy Samberg

    Like him or not, Andy Samberg is back. At some point. The Jewish comedian/musician who left SNL last year is planning to return to television soon. According to Entertainment Weekly, Fox ordered an untitled pilot, about “a diverse group of detectives at a New York precinct.” The project will be executive produced by Dan Goor… More ▸

  • Adam Sandler leads the way in atrocious, god-awful filmmaking awards

    Things are looking good, or terribly bad for Adam Sandler, all depending on how you view eight nominations for the Razzies, an award presented to the worst in the film industry. The lovable-yet-not-really-funny actor is leading the way in nominations for his 2012 film “That’s My Boy.” Sandler’s film is nominated for Worst Picture, Worst Screen Ensemble, Worst… More ▸

  • Steven Spielberg was initially rejected by Daniel Day-Lewis

    Today’s lesson in never giving up comes from Jewish filmmaker Steven Spielberg. Ten years ago, when Spielberg was starting to work on his film about the 16th American President, “Lincoln,” he asked the Jewish actor Daniel Day-Lewis to star as the protagonist, to which Day-Lewis said no (spoiler alter! he ends up playing the part). Spielberg shared… More ▸

  • Seth Rogan stars as Mindy Kaling’s childhood Jewish boyfriend

      If there is anyone who fits the role of a summer love at Jewish camp, its Seth Rogan. The “Knocked Up” actor is set to guest-star as Mindy Kaling’s childhood sweetheart from Jewish camp in Fox’s “The Mindy Project,” the network announced today. In an upcoming episode, titled “The One That Got Away,” and… More ▸

  • Jeremy Piven raps his bar mitzvah haftorah

    Jeremy Piven stopped by at the British talk show “The Jonathan Ross Show” to promote his new ITV series “Mr. Selfridge” on Sunday, and was immediately asked by the host about his religion. Piven identified himself as “Jew-ish,” not too “hardcore, don’t wear peyos and don’t daven,” in in addition admitted that he was a “terrible bar mitzvah boy.”… More ▸

  • Bar Refaeli is the next Super Bowl Go Daddy Girl

    Who says an Israeli will never make it to the Superbowl (or the NFL, for that matter)? Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli is set to appear in the notoriously racy Super Bowl ad spot of the internet domain company GoDaddy.com. Refaeli will join race car driver Danica Patrick, according to an announcement made by Go Daddy earlier today. However, for… More ▸

  • Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow were roomies once, things were funny

    Hollywood’s two favorite Jews, Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler, once shared a $900-per-month apartment in the Valley before the days of Girls, Water Boy, Knocked Up, and Jack and Jill (did anyone even see that?). The funnymen sat down with Anderson Cooper this past Sunday on “60 Minutes Overtime” to share some details of days of their intimate living… More ▸