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Sacha Baron Cohen says his days of disguise pranks are over

While filming the sequel to the massively popular 2006 “Borat” film last year, he said he feared for his life when told that he should wear a bulletproof vest to a gun rally.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
24/02/2021
Comedian John Mulaney speaks to the media at a gala honoring David Letterman

John Mulaney, Seth Meyers discuss the Jewish ghosts of RBG and Ed Koch

Meyers mentioned how some people are giving the ghosts of John McCain and John Lewis credit for helping Joe Biden win Arizona and Georgia in the presidential election.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
14/11/2020

Risqué ‘Borat’ ads featuring ‘Allah’ ring anger Paris Muslims

Some transportation officials fear that the billboard may have provoked the torching of an RATP bus in the northwestern suburb of Sartrouville on Oct. 31, Le Figaro reported.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
07/11/2020

Sacha Baron Cohen donates $100,000 to charity of babysitter in Borat

Within the film, Cohen used the unsuspecting Jones' babysitting services to watch over Borat's 15-year-old daughter Tutar, played by Maria Bakalova.

‘Borat’ lawsuit from Holocaust survivor’s daughter is dismissed

Cohen devotes a large portion of his new film to mocking antisemitism and Holocaust denial.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
28/10/2020

Trump calls Borat's Sacha Baron Cohen a 'creep' after Giuliani scandal

The plot of the Borat sequel revolves around his attempts to marry off his 15 year-old daughter to Vice President Mike Pence or, failing that, Giuliani.

The ridiculous nature of antisemitism - opinion

In his new film, Sacha Baron Cohen addresses Holocaust-denial. To that end, he interviewed real Holocaust survivors.

By MICHA HALPERN
25/10/2020

Borat is back, and fits right into today’s chaos

Borat is back and not a moment too soon.

Rudy Giuliani delivers remarks before Donald Trump rallies with supporters in Council Bluffs, Iowa,

Rudy Giuliani featured in sequel to Borat in a troublesome scene

The incident first emerged when Giuliani called the New York Police to report the incident.

'Borat' mocks antisemitic COVID-19 conspiracies on Jimmy Kimmel

Cohen hit on three different conspiracy theories: the term “Hollywood elite,” which has been tossed around in everything from decades-old antisemitism about Jews in the media to the more recent QAnon

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
21/10/2020
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