Jewish mama Selma Blair made an inspiring return into the public eye at the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty, when she used a cane. Selma opened up about her MS diagnosis in October 2018, and her…reemergence on the red carpet — with the cane — was her first public appearance. We can't stop kvelling over her, and her bravery. The actress is mom to Arthur, born July 2011, and they're adorable: https://www.instagram.com/p/BtAO1akn63B/ In fact, Selma Blair is our favorite! Here are 15 reasons why... 1. Born in July 1972, she was… >> Read More
Eugene Levy is seriously reemerging in the pop culture sphere, thanks to his role as beleaguered patriarch on the cult hit series, Schitt's Creek. For those of you who haven't watched it — and if…you're not, what are you waiting for?! — is the tale of a wealthy family who loses everything, and moves into a motel in a small town called, yes, Schitt's Creek. Eugene co-created the show with his equally talented son, Dan Levy. It also features his daughter, Sarah. We're totally in love with Eugene —… >> Read More
Maya Rudolph is the funniest Jewish mom in the game right now. She became a cast member on Saturday Night Live in 2000, leaving the show in 2007. She's gone on to star in Bridesmaids and provide…the voice for the "Hormone Monster" in the critically acclaimed Netflix show about puberty, Big Mouth. Since 2001, she's been in a relationship with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. She's also mom to four kids: Pearl (born 2005), Lucille (born 2009), Jack (born 2011), and Minnie (born 2013). We've brought you Mila Kunis, Taika Waititi, Gal Gadot, and… >> Read More
Mila Kunis left the Soviet Union at age 7 with her family. All she remembers? “I was told we were moving down the street," she says — when they were actually moving to the United States.
At…the time, Mila was unaware of the anti-Semitism her family faced. “My parents went through hell and back," the mom-of-two now realizes. "They came to America with suitcases and a family of seven and $250, and that’s it." Mila landed her first acting role at age 14 on That '70s Show, co-starring with her now-husband Ashton… >> Read More
Elizabeth Banks's breakout role was in the cult classic Wet Hot American Summer, and since that 2001 film, she's gone on to produce, direct, and act in a wide range of films. She stole our hearts as…Effie in The Hunger Games trilogy— and when her directorial debut, Pitch Perfect 2 was released, it was the best debut for a first-time feature film director. This month, Banks lends her voice to The Lego Movie 2 (which features a Lego Ruth Bader Ginsburg!). We figured it was high time to dive into why we love her so… >> Read More