(JTA) — After acting in two major TV sitcoms, earning a doctorate in neuroscience and gaining a following as an online writer, Mayim Bialik has already accomplished more than most do in a lifetime. But that doesn’t mean she’s stopping anytime soon.
(JTA) — It’s no secret that Jewish television writer David Simon is adored at HBO. His past productions for the cable channel, including “The Wire” and “Treme,” are some of the most critically acclaimed series in TV history.
The David and Goliath story has just been updated for the Tinder generation.
(JTA) — A dishy dispatch in Vanity Fair has taken careful note of the skillful way that Ivanka Trump is supporting the scorched-earth presidential campaign of her father, Donald Trump, while avoiding any tinge to her own reputation. The answer, it appears, lies in a careful combination of Jewish family values, hard work and a culture of reality-star worship.
Turns out the actress and former Bond Girl is a proud member of the Tribe — with a storied family past. According to The Mirror, Seymour’s paternal grandfather, Lewin Frankenberg, left Poland for the United Kingdom in the late 1930s, leaving his two sisters, Jadwiga and Michaela behind.