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  • Beyonce and Jay Z visit Anne Frank House

    Beyonce, on tour in Amsterdam, visited the Anne Frank House Wednesday with her better half Jay Z. According to the museum’s Facebook page, the power couple spent more than an hour there and was allegedly “impressed.” The singer, who might play Israel this summer, posted two photos to Instagram. And like Justin Bieber before her,… More ▸

  • Lenny Kravitz’s uncle awarded posthumous Medal of Honor

    On Tuesday President Obama awarded 24 Jewish, Hispanic, and African American veterans Medals of Honor they’d earned but never received. Many on the list are already deceased—including a Jewish guy from Brooklyn named Lenny Kravitz, uncle of a certain musician and “Hunger Games” star you may have heard of. Hint: This veteran’s nephew was named… More ▸

  • Madonna’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Purim costume was the real thing

    Madonna rocked Purim this year with her homage to Daenerys Targaryen from “Game of Thrones.” If you thought her costume seemed very authentic, you would be absolutely correct. On Wednesday’s “Tonight Show,” Emilia Clarke, who plays the Mother of Dragons on the HBO show, revealed that Madge’s outfit came straight from the set. Except for the… More ▸

  • Beastie Boys settle lawsuit with GoldieBlox over song parody

    Yet another reason to love the Beastie Boys: Those guys know how to settle a lawsuit. The band settled for an undisclosed amount with GoldieBlox over the toy company’s video ad that featured a parody of their hit song “Girls.” “That settlement includes (a) the issuance of an apology by GoldieBlox, which will be posted on… More ▸

  • Sarah Silverman donates her voice to gay Jewish organization

    Attention all Bostonians looking for a good, old-fashioned, R-rated outgoing voicemail message: Sarah Silverman and Keshet, an organization that advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews, might be able to help. Attendees of the Keshet Cabaret on March 27 will have the opportunity to bid on a personal voicemail from the raunchy comedienne, The Boston… More ▸

  • Bar Refaeli’s Purim costume: Fashionable Tiger

    And the runner up in our celebrity Purim costume contest is…Bar Refaeli. We love that the Israeli supermodel chose adorable over sexy with this “stylish tiger” outfit. How does one imbue a tiger with style, you ask? Three words: Yellow Chanel bag. Here it is, straight from her Instagram. More ▸

  • Madonna’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Purim costume

    The award for best celebrity Purim costume goes to … Madonna! The Kabbalah-practicing singer went as “Game of Thrones’” Daenerys Targaryen, posting the impressive results to Instagram. (And yes, we’re sure she would have won even if she weren’t the only costumed celebrity we’ve tracked down so far. Did you see those shoulder dragons?) “Happy… More ▸