- Kevin Spacey will play disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff — now serving slices at a kosher pizzeria in Maryland — in a new film.
- Chasidic reggae star Matisyahu is supporting a new campaign in Israel to ban the fur trade — except when it comes to shtreimels, of course. (Hollywood Jew)
- Jewish-black-Canadian rap star Drake dissed Matisyahu on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Drake, who released his debut album last month, is also being sued by Playboy. (ABC, Perez Hilton)
- An Orthodox Jewish podiatrist will be competing on CBS’ "Big Brother." He plans to keep Shabbat in the house while surrounded by camera crews. (Miami New Times)
- A new Israeli movie starring the cast of the hit satirical show "Eretz Nehederet" will be set in Sodom, the Biblical Sin City. (Washington Jewish Week)
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