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  • Forbes: Natalie Portman is Hollywood’s most bankable

    Natalie Portman is the queen of bank, according to Forbes, who listed her as the top celebrity who gives the best bang for the buck in box office returns. The longtime acclaimed Jewish actress cashed in the standings with her performance in Darren Aronofsky’s 2010 Oscar-winning thriller, Black Swan. Portman played a deranged ballerina in the… More ▸

  • Ukrainian politician lashes out at Mila Kunis

    Anti-Semites, you’ve crossed the line. Jewish organizations around the country are furious at Ukrainian lawmaker Igor Miroshnichenko for calling “Friends with Benefits” star Mila Kunis a “dirty Jewess,” TMZ reports. On his Facebook page, the politician said that although Kunis, a  29-year-old Jewish celebrity, was born in the Ukraine, she is not a real Ukrainian because she… More ▸

  • James Franco officially does everything…

    Cross “poet” off the small list of things James Franco cannot do. The Jewish over-achiever who is simultaneously an actor, singer, director, student, and novelist is writing a new poetry book. Franco has signed with the small Minnesota publisher, Graywolf Press, to release his first poetry book, “Directing Herbert White.” Up for release in April… More ▸

  • Amar’e Stoudemire ties the knot in yarmulke, talit

    Mazal tov! New York Knicks player Amar’e Stoudemire got hitched Jewish style last week, wearing a white talit and yarmulke with his Calvin Klein tuxedo to his rooftop wedding. The power forward married his fiance Alexis Welch on the roof of his apartment in front of their three kids on 12/12/12. After finding out his… More ▸

  • Snoop Dogg is Moses

    ‘Tis the season for holiday-themed music videos and rap battles. In a new music video, which is part of the second YouTube series “Epic Rap Battles of History,” legendary rapper Snoop Dogg  Lion stars as Moses in a bizarre battle against Santa Claus. The video features lyrics like Santa telling Moses, “You’ve been a naughty boy, you… More ▸

  • FunnyJew Andy Samberg will host Spirit Awards

      Good news for those who miss the stand up comedy of former SNL star Andy Samberg– the Internet and film star will host the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards.   Samberg, who recently starred in independent romantic comedy “Celeste and Jesse Forever,” will hand out awards to the winners of the best indie films February 23. Samberg… More ▸

  • Zach Braff and Mitt Romney are sort-of brothers

    New discoveries in our Jewish family tree- there’s nothing quite like it, especially when a long-lost branch reaches former presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Zach Braff, the Jewish star best known from the film “Garden State” and the TV show “Scrubs” recently found out he’s related to the governor of Massachusetts through a common ancestor who… More ▸

  • Bar Refaeli wears Santa costume, upsets some Jewish tweeps

    You better watch out, Bar Refaeli is coming to town. The Israeli supermodel posted a photo on Instagram in which she appears somewhat hungover and wearing a Santa suit, with the caption “Good Morning Santa!” And if anyone thought that a photo of a Jewish model wearing Christmas gear would go without any comments, they… More ▸

  • ‘Nice Jewish Guys’ Calendar is back!

    Attention ladies and gentlemen, it is time to once again to say hello to the 12 nicest, most pleasant looking guys, who will always call the next day, bring you soup when you’re sick and be nice to your mother! Yes, 2013 Nice Jewish Guys Calendar is here, just in time for the holiday season…. More ▸

  • Justin Bieber delivers early Chanukah present to Drake…

      ….sort of. The 18-year-old rockstar took the Bieber fever this past weekend to Toronto to perform at the Rogers Centre, the Canadian city’s acclaimed arena. During the concert, Bieber pulled fellow Canadian singer and Jewish rapper Drake on stage to perform Bieber’s “Right Here,” in which Drake is featured on the album “Believe,” and… More ▸