(JTA) — Aside from “Dreidel, Dreidel” and Adam Sandler’s humorous tune, there are very few Hanukkah songs in the pop culture lexicon.
If you’re like me, you’ll be spending the weekend watching the latest installment of the “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” and weeping at having to part with our favorite characters: Effie played by amazing Jewish actress Elizabeth Banks, the ever-so-handsome Gale, Jennifer Lawrence as the fiercest of the fierce Katniss Everdeen, and Josh Hutcherson as… Pita?!
Francois-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering and husband of film star Salma Hayek, was honored by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) at its November 18 Gala.
Barack Obama got his Yiddish on during a Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony for Barbra Streisand.
Roseanne Barr took to Twitter to blast an Israeli writer’s call for Jews to stay in France.
The comedian called Rogel Alpher a “skinhead” and urged him to “STFU,” meaning “shut the f*** up,” after he urged French Jews not to immigrate to Israel.