Looks like Senator Chuck Schumer has another title to add to his impressive resume: grandfather.
On Wednesday, the New York Democrat tweeted an adorable set of photos showing off his newborn…grandson, Noah Melvin Schumer-Shapiro (oh, he's definitely Jewish). His daughter, Jessica, and son-in-law Michael Shapiro named their "very happy Brooklyn baby" after his great-grandfather Melvin, a New York City cab driver. So proud of my daughter Jessica and her husband Michael for welcoming a baby boy. Schumers & Shapiros are all 1st time grandparents! Noah… >> Read More
I was edged out on Friday evening. The carefully planned operation was carried out by grandson number two, the one with the red hair.
“Move over, Pop. I’ll do it,” he said firmly, prodding…me in the ribs with a sharp elbow. It’s like this: I say the Friday night kiddush. I have been saying it for 50 or 60 years now. I say it every Friday night. Winter and summer. With or without the book. Sitting, standing, or even pacing, if necessary. I can say it backwards, sideways,… >> Read More
At last, Barbra Streisand is the Jewish bubbe she was born to be. The iconic singer and actress welcomed her first grandbaby, Westlyn Reign Brolin, whose birth was announced on Instagram on…Sunday. In a New Yorker profile, Streisand "kvelled" — that's the New Yorker's word, not ours! — saying, “A lot of people don’t want to be known as grandma. I think it’s a privilege.” How cute is that!? Streisand married actor James Brolin in 1998. Brolin's son, Josh (another actor) just had his first child with… >> Read More
Meet the most adorable couple on Instagram: 101-year-old Kirk Douglas and his great-granddaughter, Lua Douglas.
On Monday, Cameron Douglas — the grandson of the iconic Jewish actor — shared a…touching photo of his grandfather gazing upon his daughter. In the black-and-white Instagram post, captioned "LOVE," the 8-month-old is seen reaching for her great-grandpa's hand. It's almost too cute to handle. https://www.instagram.com/p/BnAeRdCFQpl/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_loading_state_control Born last December to Cameron Douglas and his partner, Viviane Thibes, Lua already has a special connection to her great-grandfather. Her middle name,… >> Read More
When it comes to living long, happy lives, nobody knows more about it than our grandparents. But do we listen to them enough? Jewish filmmaker Sky Bergman wants to make sure we do.
Lives Well…Lived is an adorable new documentary coming out today, April 20th. The movie, inspired by her Italian-American grandmother who recently passed away at 103, features life advice and stories from 40 people who have lived long, full lives. Much of the advice in this documentary is what you'd expect — follow your passions, don't be fearful, stay active,… >> Read More