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Celebrities join the Israel Health Ministry to campaign for wearing masks

Appearing in advertisements for the Health Ministry, these videos have quickly gone viral in a mere number of days.

23/12/2020

Jewish music group releases Dance Monkey Hanukkah parody - watch

Featured character Mr. Dreidel is seen overcoming a coronavirus struggle many are familiar with.

Chicago Cubs

Theo Epstein stepping down as Chicago Cubs president

His successor: another Jewish executive, Jed Hoyer.

By MARC BRODSKY/JTA
18/11/2020

Israel Horovitz, playwright who was accused of sexual assault, dies at 81

Horovitz wrote more than 70 plays and was the founding artistic director of Gloucester Stage in Massachusetts.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
13/11/2020

Actress Elsa Raven, Back to the Future's 'Clocktower Lady,' dies at 91

Raven's career was filled with small but significant roles in a number of well known films and television series.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen

How are Jewish celebrities celebrating Halloween?

Other Jewish celebrities took to social media in honor of Halloween.

01/11/2020

Gal Gadot to star as Egyptian queen Cleopatra in historical biopic

The Israeli star will work on the film alongside “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
12/10/2020
Professor Wayne Szalinski, played by Rick Moranis, poster at Honey, I Shrunk The Audience

Jewish actor Rick Moranis assaulted in New York City

After the death of his wife in 1997, during the height of his career, Moranis began a long break from acting to dedicate his time to raising his two children.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
03/10/2020

Iconic tv shows ‘Lool’ and ‘Shablul’ mark 50th anniversaries

Channel 12 revealed last week that the first music clip with the Lool gang, from 51 years ago, was apparently found in a flea market in Haifa.

Celebrating Bess Myerson, ‘The One and Only Jewish Miss America’

The documentary spotlights her early life and probes the politics of the pageant and how she overcame antisemitism to win.

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