Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik’s very Jewish directorial debut - review

The movie tells a story of a young divorced woman, Abigail, who tries to hold her dysfunctional family together as her father suffers a health crisis.

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.

‘Wonder Woman’

L'Shana tova! Celebrities send wishes for a sweet new year

In honor of the Jewish new year, celebrities took to social media to send well wishes for Rosh Hashanah.

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
Demonstrators take part in an antisemitism protest outside the Labour Party headquarters in central

Mike Richards quits as ‘Jeopardy!’ host after comments about women, Jews

The comments elicited widespread criticism, including from the Anti-Defamation League, which called for Richards to be investigated.

By BEN SALES/JTA
21/08/2021

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.

Kim Kardashian, Mayim Bialik, others speak on antisemitism after clashes

Many celebrities have stuck to posting critical messages about Israel’s actions in its military conflict with Hamas, which began firing rockets at Israel on May 9.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
22/05/2021
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