British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen revealed that before he became famous for Ali G, he performed a sweaty Hasidic character at Jewish retirement homes.
For years, me and my fellow kvetchers have been asking Facebook for that dislike button, you know, to respond to our borderline anti-Semitic highschool classmates or to those xenophobic pro-Trump videos. Now, Facebook has answered our prayers. Well. Sort of.
Film director Spike Lee has officially endorsed fellow Brooklyn native Bernie Sanders for President.
Israeli pianist, producer, and peacemaker Idan Raichel gets personal on his new record. Musically, Raichel is most recognized for blending classical and jazz piano influences with gypsy music, Western pop and traditional Latin dance. Previously, through the “Idan Raichel Project,” he’s facilitated multi-cultural exchanges with nearly 100 musicians including Americans like India.Arie and Alicia Keys, Sudanese-Ethiopian instrumentalists like members of the band Yemen Blues, Yemeni singers like Shoshana Damari and Israeli pop star Ivri Lider.