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While you were kissing your significant other this New Year's Eve, or piously not celebrating the secular holiday, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg watched the ball drop in Times Square and got his smooch on with none other than Lady Gaga. However, Bloomberg made sure to stay out of the doghouse, and told the press that the best kiss of the night came later on, with his girlfriend Diana Taylor.
Natalie Portman spent her New Year's Eve in Israel, along her six-month-old son Aleph and fiancé Benjamin Millepied. Portman, who was born in Jerusalem, toured the capital, Tel Aviv and the Dead Sea, along with her family. The actress traveled with two bodyguards and checked into hotels under false names, in order to avoid the paparazzi.
Portman's Black Swan
co-star Mila Kunis
just won a title that she's probably used to by now: Sexiest. Only this time, she's the sexiest Jewish celebrity, along with James Franco
, according to dating site Jewcier.com. Franco was followed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
and Shia LeBeouf
, while Kunis topped Bar Refaeli
and Scarlett Johansson
did not make the list, but back in 1992, she made the cover of Sassy
magazine (z"l). The Big Bang Theory
star recreated the photo-shoot
back from the days when she was better known as the title character
from Blossom, and talked about her memories from the TV show's heyday.
In case you thought that Jewish parody songs are only for Hanukka, Kol Ish
is here to prove you wrong, with "Kiddush Club," an ode to drinking alcohol on Shabbat mornings, to the tune of Usher
's "Love in this Club:"The
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