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Adam Sandler poses backstage with his Best Male Lead award for "Uncut Gems."

Adam Sandler is Gen Z’s favorite celebrity - survey

“Adam Sandler moved up from no. 4 in the Spring to the top celebrity taking the spot from Kevin Hart,” according to Piper Sandler, an investment bank and securities firm with no relation to the actor

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
07/10/2021

Should only Jews be cast to portray Jews onscreen?

More and more, movies in particular are full of virtue signaling and are less and less fun. Let’s not make it tougher on directors, let’s sit back and let them pick the actors they think are best.

Harvey Weinstein again pleads Not Guilty to rape and sex assault charges

Weinstein was again wheeled into court, wearing a brown jail jumpsuit and a mask below his nose.

By REUTERS
20/09/2021
 A SCENE from the movie 'Stillwater' starring Matt Damon

Stillwater, starring Matt Damon, to open Haifa Film Festival

Other events at the festival that were announced Sunday include a screening of Avi Nesher’s new film, Image of Victory, a look at young people on both sides in the War of Independence.

Ben Platt

Jewish musician Ben Platt announces new tour

Award-winning singer Ben Platt is embarking on a North American tour to promote his new album.

Marilyn Monroe and Ya'acov Hodorov of Hapoel TA

Marilyn Monroe's Israeli bodyguard personal item up for auction - report

A personal item belonging to the Israeli bodyguard of Marilyn Monroe is reportedly up for auction. The two were rumored to be having a romantic affair.

By JORDAN PIKE
27/06/2021
Paul Rudd

Jewish-themed podcast to become TV show with Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd

The 8-episode adaptation will star Paul Rudd as Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf, the psychiatrist, and Will Ferrell as Marty Markowitz, the patient whose life he takes over.

By BEN SALES/JTA
19/06/2021

Jake Tapper’s ‘The Devil May Dance’ partners Hollywood, Mafia and politics

Set in the early 1960s, it sends the Marders on an undercover mission that sounds groovy and glamorous: Hang out with Frank Sinatra and his famous Rat Pack in Los Angeles to find out just how tight the singer’s ties to the Mafia are.

By COLETTE BANCROFT
26/05/2021

Leslie Jordan proves it gets greater later with memoir, Dolly Parton duet

Released by the William Morrow imprint of HarperCollins on April 27, the compact hardcover essay collection debuted in the No. 4 position on the coveted bestsellers hardcover nonfiction book list.

By KARU F. DANIELS
26/05/2021

Israel needs to practice inclusivity for disabilities - opinion

As Hollywood wakes up to disability inclusion, Israel should follow

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