(JTA) — Mazel tov to Regina Spektor on the birth of her son — on keeping the details and photo evidence away from the prying eyes of the media (although we have to admit we’re dying to see a shot of the munchkin).
A risque ad featuring Bar Refaeli in bed with a purple Muppet is apparently too sexy for Israeli little eyes. It’s been banned before 10 p.m. (which is like late lunch hour in the Holy Land).
(JTA) — If you thought rumors of a concert tour featuring a hologram version of the late Amy Winehouse seemed too good to be true — or perhaps creepy — you would be correct.
What to do when a key player on your hit series has one foot out the door? Invoke your bubbe at her most manipulative. At least that’s the route “The Good Wife” star Julianna Margulies took when trying to convince co-star and friend Josh Charles to stay on the show, Entertainment Weekly reports.
(JTA) — Attention all Bostonians looking for a good, old-fashioned, R-rated outgoing voicemail message: Sarah Silverman and Keshet, an organization that advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews, might be able to help. Attendees of the Keshet Cabaret on March 27 will have the opportunity to bid on a personal voicemail from the raunchy comedienne, The Boston Globe reports.
The upcoming Israeli summer might just be getting even hotter. Beyonce will reportedly be stopping over for a gig at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park on June 15.
(JTA) — We just can’t stop talking about Seth Rogen lately! Sorry if you’ve had enough, but this clip from Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” is just too Jew-packed to resist.
Actory Jeff Goldblum just can’t seem to get enough of his new New York restaurant — he’s part actor, part waiter and part chef.
(JTA) — Comedian Roseanne Barr revealed via Twitter on Wednesday she is interested in making aliyah. Here’s what went down: Barr, who currently lives on a macadamia nut farm in Hawaii with her fourth non-Jewish husband, responded to a Times of Israel story about the aliyah organization Nefesh B’Nefesh with this tweet.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach will honor Sean Penn at This World:The Values Network annual dinner for his efforts to help free Orthodox businessman Jacob Ostreicher from Bolivia.