Jeopardy

What is rabbi? Angela Buchdahl becomes a 'Jeopardy!' clue

Buchdahl may have become one of the most recognizable rabbis ever after her name — and face — appeared as a clue on “Jeopardy!” Wednesday night.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
31/12/2021
Cholent season is here

Jeopardy 'cholent' question stumps contestants

The contestants failed to provide the answer explaining that cholent came from the Shabbat law that prohibits lighting a fire.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
15/10/2021

Who is an American actress, neuroscientist and now Jeopardy host?

No. 40 on The Jerusalem Post's Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2021: Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik.

Mayim Bialik hosting 'Jeopardy!' solo reportedly on the table

Bialik is hosting the first three weeks of the regular season after Mike Richards, the producer originally selected to succeed Alex Trebek, stepped down.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
24/08/2021

10 Jewish facts about ‘Jeopardy!’ host Mayim Bialik you should know

When she’s not on screen, Mayim is in touch with her Jewish identity in so many ways, from her excitement about Jewish holidays to the ways she incorporates Jewish practice into raising her children.

By MADDY ALBERT/JTA
16/08/2021
TV star Mayim Bialik.

Mayim Bialik to host ‘Jeopardy!’ specials in post-Trebek lineup

Following longtime host Alex Trebek’s death last fall, Bialik served as one of the show’s celebrity guest hosts for two weeks in June.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
12/08/2021
TV star Mayim Bialik.

Mayim Bialik makes ‘Jeopardy!’ guest host debut

Bialik posted a video to social media talking about her performance Monday night wearing Star of David necklace.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
02/06/2021
TV star Mayim Bialik.

Mayim Bialik to guest host ‘Jeopardy!’ as show seeks a new, permanent host

Celebrity hosts will include Katie Couric, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and “60 Minutes” correspondent Bill Whitaker.

By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
16/01/2021
Alex Trebek, host of the game show ‘Jeopardy!,’ poses with his Emmy Award at the 33rd annual Daytime

Alex Trebek: Trivia celebrant

It was not a show about Trebek; the trivia spoke for itself.

By SHELDON FREEDMAN
09/11/2020

Alex Trebek, host of 'Jeopardy!' dies of pancreatic cancer at 80

Trebek had survived a year of chemotherapy for stage IV pancreatic cancer, but the survival rate for two years was only 7%.

09/11/2020
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