hollywood jews

Joel Schumacher, Director of Batman Films and 'Lost Boys,' Dies at 80

Schumacher brought his fashion background to directing a run of stylish films throughout the 1980s and 1990s.

By REUTERS
23/06/2020
Gene Simmons of KISS
Kiss frontman Gene Simmons learns of his Holocaust survivor mother’s life

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons said his mother almost never spoke about her Holocaust ordeal, including time in Nazi camps.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
05/05/2020
Jewish celebrities around the world celebrate Passover

From Natalie Portman to Adam Sandler, here are the Jewish celebrities who shared their love for the Jewish holiday on social media.

10/04/2020
Jewish celebs encourage public to keep distance amid coronavirus

From Mel Brooks to Sarah Jessica Parker, Jewish celebrities around the globe are taking precautions and encouraging fans to do the same in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

18/03/2020
A view of the iconic Hollywood sign
These 7 Jewish actresses shaped Hollywood as we know it

Jewish directors, producers and writers are credited with developing the Hollywood system as we know it today.

By HANNAH STEINKOPF-FRANK/JTA
28/02/2020
Actor Michael Douglas poses with his father Kirk Douglas and son Cameron Douglas during the unveilin
Belarus Jewish community holds memorial for Kirk Douglas

Douglas, who died last week in Los Angeles at the age of 103, was born Issur Danielovitch in Amsterdam, New York, to Yiddish-speaking Jewish parents.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
11/02/2020
Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives for his arraignment at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York,
Accuser says Weinstein raped her, likens him to 'Jekyll and Hyde'

The woman, Jessica Mann, said she told no one about what had happened.

By REUTERS
01/02/2020
‘Hollywood Reporter’ names Gal Gadot as 1 of 5 breakout stars of the decade

The article is not yet on The Hollywood Reporter website, but apparently Moss got an advance look at the layout and posted it on her Instagram account.

Actress Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson is back as Black Widow

Black Widow first appeared in Marvel’s “Iron Man 2” and since then has appeared in four “Avengers” films, as well as “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “Captain America: Civil War.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
04/12/2019
A light that shines today, Marilyn Monroe’s menorah on auction

The famous Hollywood icon was gifted the Menorah by the parents of her third and last husband, playwright Arthur Miller.

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