In 2015, the National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene celebrated its 100th anniversary in grand style, producing, in June, KulturfestNYC, New York’s first international Jewish performing arts festival, and in December, a highly-acclaimed revival of Yiddish operetta “The Golden Bride.” In 2016, they have no intention of letting that momentum go. Starting June 6th KulturfestNYC is back, expanded, and ready to have every New Yorker humming a bit of Klezmer, if not walking more slowly to hear it.
Speaking on late-night TV about her recent conversion to Judaism, stand-up comedian and actress Natasha Leggero said one of her new faith’s positive qualities is that “abortions are cool.”
“Denial,” the film adaptation of Deborah Lipstadt’s book “History on Trial: My Day in Court With a Holocaust Denier” has a release date: September 30, 2016.
(JTA) — On her first visit to Israel for Tel Aviv’s gay pride week, “Orange is the New Black” star Lea DeLaria was wowed by the attractiveness of Israeli women.
A latex fat suit, a double chin and some ridiculous anti-Semitic remarks had Larry David bellowing with laughter on Tuesday night’s premier of “Maya & Marty,” a new NBC variety show helmed by Maya Rudolph and Martin Short.