With Thursday night marking the end of The Office, we thought it would be appropriate to say goodbye by honoring the series best Jewish moment. More ▸
By Jewz Newton
At the Global Traveler awards ceremony on Monday night, El Al won first place in the Best International First Class White Wine section of the competition. The wine served by the Israeli airline is Gewrztraminer, produced by the Carmel Winery. Brian Baumgartner, Angela Kinsey and Oscar Nuñez of “The Office” spoke at the event, which… More ▸
Tonight is the premiere of Charlie’s Angels, the new television show adapted from a movie franchise that had been adapted from an iconic 70s series starring Farrah Fawcett and Jaclyn Smith.
And a new series in a new era means new agents. Minka Kelly (Friday Night Lights), Annie Ilonzeh (General Hospital) and Rachael Taylor (Grey’s Anatomy) will play the Angels this time around. And Taylor’s character, in addition to being improbably attractive for a detective, will also demonstrate some impressive fighting skills, courtesy of the Israeli self-defense martial arts.
But this will hardly be the first time that Krav Maga (which translates to “contact combat”) has been featured in film and television. Here are five other times that Krav Maga has graced the big and small screen. More ▸
By Uri Fintzy
NBC and Greg Daniels, who is responsible for the successful U.S. adaptation of The Office, are making a bid to Americanize another BBC show: Friday Night Dinner. And guess what its about… Friday Night Dinner, which debuted on Channel 4 in February, centers on the Goodmans, a traditional but not strictly observant Jewish family, and chronicles their… More ▸
He killed Nazis (or Nazees, according to Brad Pitt), temped at Dunder Mifflin, and now B.J. Novak is joining Sacha Baron Cohen(Borat) in his new movie “The Dictator.” Novak, better known as Ryan Howard of NBC’s The Office (a show he also co-writes and directs), is going to leave the flashy paper business behind and… More ▸
By Marcy Oster
Braces in the mikvah, the Gap in Tel Aviv, Israel adapting “The Office.” More ▸