About The Assimilator

The Assimilator lies at the intersection of high and low culture. Here, the latest developments and trends in Jewish art, books, dance, film, music, media, television and theater are all assimilated into one handy pop culture blog.

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Steve Forbes Touts Israel Innovative Beit Hatfutsot Museum of the Jewish People

The powerhouse roster of speakers at Beit Hatfutsot’s 38th Anniversary Tribute to Leon Charney included—among others—Stephen Greenberg, Chair, Conference of Presidents of American Jewish Organizations, Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, Senator Joseph Lieberman and Wolf Blitzer.

7 Jewish Celebrity Date Night Outfits—and How to Copy Them for Less

There is nothing worse than the first-date jitters. You are meeting a person you hardly know for an occasion that has a completely uncertain outcome.

7 Things We Learned From ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ Trailer

Amy Sherman-Palladino, the Jewish creator/writer of the smash hit “Gilmore Girls,” once called her series the “Jew-iest goyium show on television.”

Amy Schumer Lands in Hot Water After Beyonce Parody Video

Amy Schumer is being accused of culture appropriation and disrespecting Beyonce, pop’s reigning queen.

Gal Gadot Says She Would’ve Pulled Krav Maga on Donald Trump’s Wandering Hands

In the wake of allegations of Donald Trump misbehaving at Miss Universe pageants — walking freely amongst dressing rooms while participants changed, etc. — one of the first questions television host James Corden had for former Miss Israel Gal Gadot was whether Trump, when she met him at the 2004 Miss Universe competition, had toed the line.

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