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Jews in Bollywood: The Jewish actresses that shaped Indian cinema

New Delhi mural memorializes pioneering Baghdadi-Jewish film divas that helped shape the Bollywood film industry.

By GIL ZOHAR
09/09/2022

On Jewish hubris and Jewish pride - opinion

intermarriage is a phenomenon that is one painful by-product of Jewish integration into the broader, multi-cultural society that has surrounded us.

By ROOKIE , HESHIE BILLET
20/08/2022

Olivia Newton-John passes away at 73 after fighting breast cancer

Newton-John was Jewish on her mother's side and is the granddaughter of Jewish Austrian Nobel Prize-winning physicist Max Born.

Israeli billionaire’s daughter under fire for paying celebrities to speak about family purity

Many female celebrities shared their experiences on social media, stating their reasons for keeping family purity — while being paid to participate in the campaign. 

29/06/2022

Will Smith's Oscar slap: What do Israelis think?

Puzzled by the ‘slap heard round the world,’ many doubt Israeli actors would have reacted this way.

By ALAN ZEITLIN
07/04/2022

'Seinfeld,' 'Toy Story' actress Estelle Harris dies at 93

Harris was born Estelle Nussbaum to candy-store owners Isaac and Anna Nussbaum in New York City in April 1928.

Underneath all the makeup, who was the real Tammy Faye?

Opinion: "Her vulnerability and compassion give her a timelessness."

By John Wigger
29/03/2022

Jessica Chastain wins best actress Oscar for 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye'

Chastain's film charted the real-life story of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker.

By REUTERS
29/03/2022

Israeli TV award winners announced

The Israeli Academy of Film and Television Awards for 2021 winners were announced today and will be broadcasted Thursday night.

Rachel Wolfson on being the first Jew and woman on the stunt comedy team

One ‘crazy’ family: ‘Jackass: Forever’ star Rachel Wolfson is the first woman in the troupe and the first Jewish member with prominent screen time in a “Jackass” movie.

By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
19/02/2022
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