Tov TV Helps Viewers Guard Their Eyes

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israelis who don’t want to see racy content have a new streaming service that allows them to skip the immodest parts. The Tov TV service, dubbed the...

Notable Jewish Emmy Nominations for 2020

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) —  Though much about the 2020 Emmy Awards ceremony is not yet known, one thing is clear: Jewish TV stars are well positioned to clean up. Dozens of...

Nick Cannon in Conversation with Rabbi

(JTA) — Nick Cannon wants to make it clear — he’s ready to repent. In a nearly two-hour discussion with Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center published on...

Natalie Portman Is Owner of New LA Women’s Soccer Team

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — Soccer and Natalie Portman fans have a double reason to celebrate today: The Jewish actress will be a co-owner of a new National Women’s Soccer League...

Federal Judge Rejects Settlement With Weinstein Accusers

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A federal judge has rejected a $19 million settlement for women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in New York objected...

13 Jewish Facts About ‘Hamilton’ Just in Time for Its Streaming Premiere

This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY ARIELLE KAPLAN In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash “Hamilton“ will be available to stream from the comfort of your quarantine couch on July 3....

Harvey Weinstein Accusers Agree to $19 million Settlement

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A group of women in the entertainment industry who sued Harvey Weinstein over allegations of sexual harassment, sexual abuse and rape have reached a $19 million...

Mega Entertainer Carl Reiner Dies at Age 98

Carl Reiner, the writer, producer, director and actor who was part of Sid Caesar’s legendary team and went on to create “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and direct several...

Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks Far-Right Rally in Washington

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The hundreds of people who attended a right-wing militia event in Olympia, Washington, on Saturday expected music. But they were surprised when one performer turned out...

Winona Ryder Opens Up About Her Experience With Antisemitism

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Actress Winona Ryder said she was passed over for a movie role because the studio head thought she looked “too Jewish” and Mel Gibson once asked...
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