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Buck Henry, 1978.
Buck Henry, The Graduate screenwriter and frequent SNL host, dies at 89

Henry, whose real name was Buck Henry Zuckerman, was nominated for an Oscar for his screenplay for the classic 1967 film, The Graduate,

Singer Barbra Streisand speaks on stage during the American Theatre Wing's 70th annual Tony Awards.
Barbra Streisand to address antisemitism in her anticipated memoir

Viking Books announced in 2015 that Streisand’s memoir would come out in 2017, but she hadn’t turned in a rough draft as of 2018.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
30/07/2019
Singer Barbra Streisand speaks on stage during the American Theatre Wing's 70th annual Tony Awards.
Barbra Streisand cloned her dog

Streisand had cells taken from her last beloved pet, a dog named Samantha, before she died in 2017.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
01/03/2018
Singer Barbra Streisand speaks on stage during the American Theatre Wing's 70th annual Tony Awards.
Barbra Streisand slams Globes for not giving award to women directors

“We need more women directors and more women to be nominated for best director,” the famed Jewish singer-actress also said. “These are so many films out there that are so good directed by women.”

By JTA
09/01/2018
Barbra Streisand
US Jewish celebrities horrified by Trump remarks

“Equating neo-Nazis to those protecting civil rights is disgraceful & crazy.”

16/08/2017
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand mourns death of her beloved dog, Sammie

The American entertainment icon posts loving commemorative photo on social media, announcing her pet's death.

By JTA
29/05/2017
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand: I'll move to Australia or Canada if Trump wins presidency

The iconic Jewish singer made the threat to move during an interview with Australian TV.

By JTA
29/08/2016
Barbra Streisand
Babs to Apple's Siri: You're saying Streisand wrong

Apple's CEO Tim Cook promised the Jewish American singer that Siri would not be making the same mistake twice when the new update comes out later next month.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
22/08/2016
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Spielberg and Streisand on list of 17 to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Obama: These men and women have enriched our lives and helped define our shared experience as Americans.

By JTA
17/11/2015
Barbra Streisand performs in Tel Aviv, June 21, 2013
Celebrities event raises record $33 million for IDF

Celebrities show their support for the Israeli Defense Forces at a gala in Los Angeles.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
07/01/2014
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