Rapper Snoop Dogg Partners With Israeli Cannabis Company Seedo

CTech – American rapper Snoop Dogg is the new brand ambassador of Seedo, an at-home automated cannabis growing device developed by Haifa-headquartered startup Seedo, incorporated as Eroll Grow Tech,...

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Is Anti-Hate Satire

(JTA) — “Jojo Rabbit” sounds like a film that is difficult to pull off amid the state of rising antisemitism in 2019. It’s a comedy set during the Holocaust about...

Zoe Kravitz Tapped to Play ‘Catwoman’

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — Jewish actress Zoe Kravitz will be playing Selina Kyle — better known as Catwoman — in the next Batman film. The newest reboot of the franchise —...

Celine Dion Announces Israel Concert for Summer 2020

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Celine Dion will perform for the first time in Israel next summer — on Tu b’Av, otherwise known as the Jewish Valentine’s Day. The superstar French-Canadian singer will...

Israeli Documentary About Wildlife Conservation Wins Emmy

An Israeli documentary won an Emmy for Outstanding Nature Documentary at the 2019 News and Documentary Emmys, which were announced in New York earlier this week. “Trophy” examines the controversial...

Mrs. Maisel Actress Urges Women to ‘Step Out of Line’

Jerusalem Post In a night of impassioned political speeches at the 2019 Emmy Awards, which were presented in Los Angeles on Sunday night, Alex Borstein, who won Outstanding Supporting Actress...

Bagel Store: A Bissel Shtisel

They are actors playing parts that are distant from their real lives. And for those of you who have become aficionados of the Netflix series "Shtisel," that might be...

Celebrities Urge Israelis to Get Out and Vote

(Jerusalem Post/JTA) -- Israeli celebrities have rallied around a campaign to raise voter turnout in these unprecedented do-over elections. Most of them did not endorse a specific party, but...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Adds Comedian Chloe Fineman

NEW YORK (JTA) — Comedian Chloe Fineman will be one of three new cast members on “Saturday Night Live” for the show’s 45th season. Fineman, who once jokingly described herself as “1/2...

Shtisel Arrives in Great Neck

"Shtisel: Behind The Scene Of The Unorthodox Drama," held a reception and panel discussion at Temple Israel of Great Neck on Thursday, September 12.
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NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity

JNS.org – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S....

Faroe Islands Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

(JTA) — The Faroe Islands will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Faroese Foreign Minister Jenis av Rana told the Danish-language newspaper Politiken on Thursday that...

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