At some point or another — for better or for worse — we’ve all felt like George Costanza.
“Catch the Jew!” came out in Israel in September of last year, where it fast landed on the #1 rank of Israel’s most important bestseller lists. In November of last year this same book, though under a different title, was published in Germany, where it became a four-month Spiegel bestseller. In both countries countless critics, from both the left and the right of the political spectrum, gave the book rave reviews. Over two months ago “Catch the Jew!” came to America. So far, as of this writing, four American publications reviewed it. Two, Publishers Weekly and the Wall Street Journal, gave it splendid reviews, and the other two, Tablet and the Forward, gave it critical reviews. The first two publications are not Jewish, the second two are.
Adam Sandler’s career is continuing in its downward spiral.
The largest art gift in the history of the Art Institute of Chicago has been donated to the museum by Stefan Edlis, a Vienna-born Jewish industrialist and art collector, and his wife Gael Neeson.
Once in a blue moon, there comes a celebrity story so perfect in its absurdity that it feels like a gift from TMZ heaven. The epic tale of Mila Kunis and the mystery of the 25-year-old Ukrainian chicken theft falls into that category.