Category: People

9 Jewish Actresses Who Won Oscars

From Kveller Since the Academy Awards just announced the 2016 Oscar nominations today, and the actual ceremony is only about a month away on February 28, 2016, we started to think about all the...

The Versatile Power of Sarah Silverman

From Tablet Magazine The ‘I Smile Back’ actress—at once the face of Jewish comedy who can also take on serious roles—has truly come into her own By Rachel Shukert I noticed an intriguing tweet...

Hollywood’s Last Survivors

From the Hollywood Reporter Seventy years ago, the Holocaust ended. Only 11 people who lived through it remain from the world of entertainment. Now, in gripping video testimonials, Oscar winners, actors, Dr. Ruth and...

That Time Princess Leia Married Paul Simon

From Jewniverse: Let’s do some math. “One and one-half wandering Jews / Free to wander wherever they choose” begins the title track of Paul Simon’s album Hearts and Bones. Simon himself makes up one...