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  • Watch: Haim gets down in ‘If I Could Change Your Mind’ video

    In this video for “If I Could Change Your Mind” from their acclaimed album “Days Are Gone,” Jewish sister rocker trio Haim switch out their guitars for some smooth dance moves. To achieve this choreographed feel, they hired–yes–a choreographer. The woman behind it all is the legendary Fatima Robinson, who has masterminded the moves in… More ▸

  • Next up for Seth Rogen: A video game movie and Alzheimer’s activism

    Funny, geeky comedy team Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are moving away from funny and sticking with just geeky for their next project. The two will direct “Console Wars,” a business thriller about the 1990s showdown between video game makers Sega and Nintendo, Booktrade reports. The film, from the people that brought you “Moneyball” and… More ▸

  • Comedy Central renews ‘Broad City’

    “Broad City,” a series created by and starring Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, has been renewed by Comedy Central for a second season. Executive producer Amy Poehler announced the news on Seth Meyers’ “Late Night” premiere Monday night. The show chronicles the lives of two young, single, cash-challenged gals trying to make it (or survive,… More ▸

  • Watch: The late Harold Ramis talking creativity and Jews

    Harold Ramis, the comedy writer, director, and actor, passed away early yesterday morning at age 69 in his Chicago-area home. Ramis was responsible for such hits as “Groundhog Day,” “Ghostbusters,” “Caddyshack,” “Analyze This,” “National Lampoon’s Animal House,” and more. Ramis died from complications of autoimmnue inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that involves  swelling of the… More ▸

  • James Franco explains Shia LaBeouf in NYT Op-Ed

          James Franco has added yet another couple of lines to his epic resume. It seems the film actor, soap opera star, professor, muralist, and selfie-master is now also a New York Times contributer and defender of erratic celebrities—in this case actor Shia LeBeouf. In an OP-ED piece titled “Why Actors Act Out,”… More ▸

  • Lady Gaga to play Tel Aviv in September

    The upcoming Lady Gaga concert has an official date and location: September 13th in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park. The news was announced Wednesday on the Israeli show “Good Evening with Guy Pines.” Other acts set to perform in the Holy Land over the next few months include the Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Justin Timberlake, Justin Bieber, the… More ▸

  • ‘Homeland’ gets a South Korean adaptation

    South Korea is the latest country to buy the Israeli drama “Prisoners of War,” aka the original version of Showtime’s hit program “Homeland.” According to The Hollywood Reporter this particular adaptation will focus on tensions between South Korea and North Korea. Since coming out and hitting it big in Israel in 2011, Keshet International has… More ▸

  • Darren Aronofsky curating ‘Noah’-themed art show

    In case a couple of hours of on-screen flooding– not to mention a tidal wave of marketing — for his upcoming film “Noah” isn’t enough, director Darren Aronofsky has put together an art exhibition in conjunction with the biblical epic. “Fountains of the Deep: Visions of Noah and the Flood,” running March 7 through March… More ▸

  • Adam Brody, Leighton Meester tie the knot

    The actors Adam Brody and Leighton Meester were married in a “super-secret” wedding, Us Weekly reports. The couple started dating a year ago and broke the news of their engagement in November. Both are alumni of shows created by Josh Schwartz. Meester, 27, played Blair Waldorf on “Gossip Girl,” while Brody, 34 and Jewish, starred as… More ▸