If you don't know actor Adam Goldberg by name — and you really should — it's highly likely that you'd recognize him nonetheless. For starters, the very talented and prolific actor starred in the…cult classic The Hebrew Hammer. He's also had roles in blockbusters like Saving Private Ryan and A Beautiful Mind, as well as and a bunch of parts in what he calls "doomed series." The Jewish dad of two also posts the most wonderful threads on Twitter. This Sunday, he posted one that totally nails how frustrating, impossible, and endlessly… >> Read More
Turns out celebrities love bagels just as much as we do — except they can probably afford lox on their bagels a bit more often. In honor of this Yom Kippur break fast (for those of us fasting or…not) here are a bunch of pictures to prove that even famous people cannot resist the considerable charms of a chewy, crusty bagel. Mmm. 1. Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher The paparazzi caught this A-list couple their way out of Manhattan Bagels in Studio City with a paper bag of foodstuffs. Much like any tired mom,… >> Read More
We seriously can't stop schepping nachas: Last night, at the 70th Annual Emmy Awards, our favorite show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, won a whopping 8 (yes, 8!) awards.
The Amazon series — which…revolves around Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahanan), a fiery 1950's Jewish housewife on the Upper West Side who, after splitting with her unfaithful husband, pursues her dream of being a standup comedian. (Her new career possibly comes at the expense of her parenting technique — or lack thereof — but that's a subject for another time.) The… >> Read More
On Monday, at an event in Israel, Monica Lewinsky gave a speech about cyberbullying and the internet. After the speech, in what was supposed to be a 15-minute conversation, a celebrated Israeli…newscaster Yonit Levi, asked Lewinsky if she expects an apology from President Bill Clinton. After saying, "I'm sorry, I can't do this," Lewinsky walked off stage, ending the conversation before it even began. According to a tweet, Lewinsky said she walked offstage because “the exact question the interviewer asked first, she had put to me… >> Read More
Anthony Bourdain, the famous celebrity chef and writer, died last week after a long struggle with mental illness. There was an outpouring of support by friends, peers, and those whose lives Bourdain…impacted. One particularly touching tribute was from Barney Greengrass, the iconic Jewish deli on the Upper West Side New York. Bourdain was a breakfast regular at the old-school eatery, so in his honor, an empty table — the same one Bourdain sat in a 2002 episode of his Food Network show, "A Cook's Tour" — was… >> Read More