Arts

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Billy Crystal Performs ‘Yiddish Scat’ at the Tony Awards

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Billy Crystal gave this year’s Tonys a jolt of Jewish shtick.

YOU SHOULD KNOW…Adam Lovitz

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Adam Lovitz, 36, has spent a majority of his life painting. So, like any true artist, he has a couple of favorite works. “Milk Moon...

For First Time, Female Israeli Authors Outpaced Males in Publishing in 2021

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For the first time ever, female authors in Israel published more books of prose and poetry than men.

Israeli Heirs to ‘Top Gun’ Story Sue Paramount Pictures for Copyright Infringement

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The widow and son of the Israeli author whose 1983 magazine article inspired the original “Top Gun” film are suing Paramount Pictures for copyright infringement.

Before WWII, Jewish Mobsters Kept Nazis at Bay in the US — With Their...

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Nathan Perlman sat at a bar and thought, “How come these Nazis get to march down 86th Street?"
Marcia Bass Brody is a white woman standing outside holding a long string of lottery tickets and smiling.

Last Word: Marcia Bass Brody Shows Her Southern Charm on TV, in Book

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In “The Brady Bunch”, a young Jan whines “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!”, lamenting how her sister always seems to get acclaim effortlessly. The same seems to...
Joey Weisenberg is a white man with a scruffy beard and brown hair smiling as he plays the electric guitar.

You Should Know…Joey Weisenberg

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There’s a lot of similarities between blues music and Jewish music, at least according to Joey Weisenberg. They both have limited scales and notes used...
Two old white man sit across from each other at a table, talking animatedly.

Documentarian Reunited Holocaust Survivors after 80 Years

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A New-Jersey based journalist and Holocaust survivor have teamed up to show their audiences that “Hitler did not win”. Fred Behrend, 95, and his family...

Frustrating ‘Beauty Queen’ Still Hooks You In

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Netflix’s “The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem,” which debuted on May 21, can be seen as a lot of things: a portrayal of Spanish Sephardic...

Weekly Kibbitz: Netflix Releases Photos of Bradley Cooper Wearing Prosthetic Nose as Leonard Bernstein

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Bradley Cooper looked utterly unrecognizable wearing a prosthetic nose.