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  • Adam Sandler tops Forbes’ list of overpaid stars

    If you haven’t rushed out to see Adam Sandler’s most recent films, you’re not alone. The thing is, while Sandler vehicles like “Jack & Jill” and “That’s My Boy” have fallen flat at the box office, the comic actor still commands mega-high paychecks — we’re talking over $15 million a pop. This disparity has landed… More ▸

  • In defense of Hitler, by Tila Tequila

    If your memory of C-list phenomenon Tila Tequila is hazy at best, the former star of the MTV reality show “A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila” and, natch, a sex tape, is out to change that. Or — more likely — she’s simply gone off the deep end of a pool nestled deep within… More ▸

  • Watch: Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy explains Hanukkah on ‘SNL’

    Paul Rudd hosted “Saturday Night Live” this week, but he wasn’t the only Jewish cutie to make an appearance on the episode. Also present was “Weekend Update” favorite and Seth Meyers’ podiatrist’s son, Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy. This time the socially awkward, notes-fixated preteen was at the desk to talk about Hanukkah. We learn,… More ▸

  • Gal Gadot to play Wonder Woman

    Israeli-born actress Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in the upcoming film “Batman vs. Superman.” Speculation over whether Diana Prince would even appear in the “Man of Steel” sequel in the first place (rumors of a Wonder Woman vehicle have been floating around for about a decade now) has now been replaced by… More ▸

  • Billy Joel to perform monthly at Madison Square Garden

    Can’t get enough Billy Joel? You’re in luck — at least if you live in the New York area and have a hefty concert ticket budget. It was announced Tuesday that, beginning in January, the legendary singer will be playing one show a month at Madison Square Garden. This will continue for “as long as… More ▸

  • Lady Gaga set to play Israel this summer

    Pop superstar Lady Gaga has plans to perform in the Holy Land in the summer of 2014, Israel’s Channel 2 reported. The show, which will be Gaga’s second in Israel, will likely take place in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park, and will likely not feature a kosher meat dress, although that would be pretty great. In… More ▸

  • J-Tweet of the Week: Seth Rogen’s Bubby cuddles his dog Zelda

    Today’s breaking Jews-on-Twitter news: Seth Rogen has elicited a collective “aw” from the Internet with this shot of his Jewish dog Zelda and a woman we are presuming, based on his description, is his grandmother. Zelda and Bubby!!! — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) December 3, 2013 So there’s nothing really left to say here, other than you… More ▸

  • Bob Dylan sued by Croats in France

    Iconic singer/songwriter Bob Dylan has been charged in France with inciting racial hatred based on a comment he made to Rolling Stone that could be read as drawing a parallel between Croats and Nazis. The story was published in the magazine’s September 27, 2012 issue. When asked by the reporter if he saw any parallels… More ▸

  • Listen: Haim’s take on Adam Sandler’s ‘Chanukah Song’

    If Hanukkah seems vaguely less exciting now that the Thanksgiving portion of the holiday is over, let us revive your spirit with an awesome cover of Adam Sandler’s “The Chanukah Song” by Haim. The trio of Jewish sisters from California performed the track on BBC radio last year, but this kind of thing never gets… More ▸