“Today we are bigger and better than ever and tonight’s celebration is one of the most successful we have ever had!” Alice Tisch Board of Trustees President of The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services told the festive assemblage. “With our integration of F.E.G.S.[Federation Employment Guidance Service] we expand our footprint of services and—as the largest social services agency in the State of New York—we are helping tens of thousands of New Yorkers live independent lives. We have a caring, true professional partnership with UJA Federation and — I’m honored to say that the Jewish Board stayed true to its glorious and historic roots.”
Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein have signed on to NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” the network’s next live Broadway musical.
In “Between Us,” a romantic drama that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last week, there’s an ominous cloud hanging over Dianne (Olivia Thirlby) and Henry’s (Ben Feldman) six-year relationship.
“Junction 48,” Israeli director Udi Aloni’s exploration of the tumultuous lives of Israeli Arabs, has taken top honors in the TriBeCa Film Festival’s 2016 International Narrative Competition.
A recent episode of Russia’s “Dancing With the Stars” features a Foxtrotting Nazi dancing to Frank Sinatra’s “Fly Me to the Moon.”