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  • New guy on ‘Girls’

    Michael Zegen, a Jew who played a Jew on TV—he was Bugsy Siegel on “Boardwalk Empire”—will join the cast of “Girls” next season, Vulture reports. No news on whether he’ll be wooing Marnie now that Chris Abbot has jumped ship, but at least we can take comfort in the knowledge that the show is replenishing… More ▸

  • Regina Spektor sings Barbra Streisand’s “My Man”

    The kooky Jewish answer to Tori Amos is at it again. Regina Spektor just recorded a cover version of “My Man,” originally sung by none other than Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl.  Spector’s version will appear on the Boardwalk Empire soundtrack, which includes a long list of talented artists including the Wainwrights (Loudon and Martha), Nelly McKay and others. The soundtrack will… More ▸