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  • 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 ▸

  • Bethenny Frankel splits from husband

    Bethenny Frankel, the Jewish housewife from “Real Housewives of New York City” announced over the weekend she is splitting from her husband, Jason Hoppy, after three years marriage. “It brings me great sadness to say that Jason and I are separating,” she wrote in a statement. “This was an extremely difficult decision that as a woman… More ▸

  • Time crowns Lena Dunham as the “coolest” person of 2012

    Not that we needed anyone to sway us, but Time Magazine has named Lena Dunham the “coolest” person of 2012. “The 2012 Coolest Person of the Year is a woman who was unafraid to showcase her flaws. A woman who wore less makeup on TV than in real life and purposely shot herself naked in… More ▸