hollywood jews

Weinstein approached me ‘Jew to Jew’ -Interview with Jodi Kantor

The film, directed by Maria Schrader with stars Zoe Kazan as Kantor and Carey Mulligan as Twohey, is an understated thriller that has drawn comparisons to “All the President’s Men.”

By SARAH ROSEN/JTA
19/11/2022

Dave Chappelle: 'Not a crazy thing to think' that Jews run Hollywood

"The list of demands to get back in their [the NBA] good graces got longer and longer," said Chappelle in his monologue.

By SAMUEL HALPERN
13/11/2022
David Schwimmer

David Schwimmer condemns rise of antisemitism, criticizes Kanye West

David Schwimmer joins the other Hollywood celebrities in calling out Kanye West's antisemitism in a new Instagram post.

11/10/2022

Hulu’s ‘The Patient’ gets at a dynamic rarely seen on TV: Orthodox-Reform tensions

The show's creators worked with the production design and set decorating team to ensure that all the details were right, and true to Orthodox and Reform Jewish-American life.

By LINDA BUCHWALD/JTA
07/10/2022

30 years ago, Brendan Fraser & Matt Damon starred in ‘School Ties’ — a cult classic on antisemitism

Among actors Brendan Fraser and Matt Damon's first roles are one of the few mainstream Hollywood films to focus on antisemitism at non-Jewish schools.

By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
30/09/2022

Adam Sandler dreams more than anything of coming to Israel

“Well, I haven’t been to Israel and I’m the Zohan, for God’s sake. I’m excited to get there,” said Adam Sandler in an interview to AARP.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
22/09/2022

Did Maroon 5's Adam Levine have an affair with a model?

The 23-year-old model announced in a now-viral TikTok video that she had a long affair with Maroon 5 singer-songwriter Adam Levine.

Julia Garner and Brett Goldstein repeat as Jewish Emmy winners

Here's everything Jewish about Monday night's Emmy awards:

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
14/09/2022

Bob Rafelson, trailblazer of New Hollywood and creator of The Monkees, dies at 89

Bob Rafelson was a Jewish titan of New Hollywood, a regular collaborator of Jack Nicholson and a director and producer of work that would go on to influence a new generation of filmmakers. 

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
26/07/2022

Nehemiah Persoff, Jewish character actor, dies at 102

The Israeli-born performer, who died Tuesday from heart failure in his home of San Luis Obispo, California, at the age of 102, appeared in more than 200 stage and screen roles during his lifetime.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
07/04/2022
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