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  • Jesse Eisenberg’s legal tussle with Woody Allen

    Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Allen–a match made in Jewish acting and writing heaven? Well, not always. Apparently, Eisenberg, who is starring in the filmmaker’s new movie, Nero Fiddled (which was called The Decameron), wrote a play several years ago about Woody Allen’s name change. The famed actor-writer-director had been born with the infinitely more Jewish… More ▸

  • The 9/11 anniversary special programming featuring Jewish performers.

    This weekend, as Americans mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, some Jewish artists will be a part of television, theater and music specials to commemorate the tragic event. Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth will be featured on “When Pop Culture Saved America: A 9/11 Story,” Sunday at 8 PM EST on Biography Channel…. More ▸

  • Wait, they’re not Jewish?!

    We here at 6 Degrees No Bacon pride ourselves on “discovering” the Jewishness of unexpected famous folks such as Alyson Hannigan and James Franco. But what about the celebrities you were so sure were Members of the Tribe but actually aren’t? Well, after Jewish donors gave money to Michelle Bachmann, mistakenly believing she was Jewish, The… More ▸