Gal Gadot to Voice Wonder Woman in ‘The Lego Movie 2’

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Gal Gadot will be heard as Wonder Woman long before the sequel to her film is screened in 2020. Gadot will voice the character in “The...

Carol Channing, Original Star of ‘Hello Dolly!’ Dies at 97

  (JTA) — Actress Carol Channing, who originated the starring role in “Hello Dolly!” on Broadway and won a Tony Award for her portrayal of the boisterous widow, has died....

Jewish Inspired TV, Movies Win at Critics’ Choice Awards

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” won Best Comedy Series and its star Rachel Brosnahan won Best Comedy Actress at the Critics’ Choice Awards. The awards given by...

Sarah Silverman Series ‘I Love America’ Is Canceled

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — It seems the television streaming service Hulu doesn’t love Sarah Silverman as much as she loves America. Hulu canceled the Jewish comic’s series “I Love America”...

All the Jewish Moments at 2019 Golden Globes

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — From Michael Douglas’ Yiddish exclamation to more success for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” to Regina King’s Hebrew-letter tattoo, the 2019 Golden Globes had its fair...

Jewish Andy Samberg Finds Italian Roots

(JTA) — PBS’ celebrity genealogy show “Finding Your Roots” has had plenty of Jewish guests — Bernie Sanders, Larry David, Paul Rudd and Scarlett Johansson — and the occasional guest, like Paul Ryan, who learn they have...

Louis C.K.’s Leaked Stand-Up Set Has Jokes About Auschwitz

(JTA) — A leaked stand-up routine by the disgraced comedian Louis C.K. includes a few jokes about Auschwitz and Jews among others disparaging school shooting survivors, LGBTQ people and...

‘Clueless’ Creator Amy Heckerling on Her Jewish Roots

(JTA) — Officially and for the record, despite her Jewish-sounding name, Cher Horowitz, the Valley Girl heroine of the iconic 1995 film “Clueless," was not intended to be Jewish. “I wasn’t...

The Story Behind Frank Sinatra’s $10,000 Yarmulke

(JTA) — When a huge auction was held at Sotheby’s earlier this month of items belonging to Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara, the item that made the most...

Roseanne Barr to Speak at Knesset in January

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Roseanne Barr will speak at the Knesset in January, saying she has “important work to do as a voice against the insidious and antisemitic BDS movement.” The American...

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French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protester Will Go on Trial

One of the “yellow vest” protesters who assailed the French Jewish intellectual Alain Finkielraut with antisemitic abuse on a Paris street last weekend will go...

AIPAC, AJC Condemn Far-Right Kahanist Party in Netanyahu Deal

Two major pro-Israel US groups expressed alarm over the past day following the political deal brokered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week...

Scammers Steal $437K From Synagogue Project in Hungary

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Scammers stole the equivalent of $437,000 in government funding from Hungary’s largest Jewish group for the renovation of a Budapest...

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