For Jews, Christmas is a time to switch off, relax, be first in line to see the Christmas blockbuster releases and eat Chinese food by the soft glow of the TV. And in this case, celebrities really are just like us — how did your favorite Jewish stars celebrate Christmas? Find out:
Sarah Silverman sent good wishes.
Happy Birthday, Jesus! I’m sorry u were murdered by people afraid of new ideas! XOXO ampmdash; Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) December 25, 2013
Seth Rogen binged on TV.
Watched so many movies! Loved: Enough Said, The To Do List, Wolf of Wall Street. Also loved the 35 eps of Law and Order SVU I watched. ampmdash; Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) December 26, 2013
Elizabeth Banks enjoyed winter views.
Hope it was merry and bright. Before après, it was bright and during it was merry. Now I'm sleepy. pic.twitter.com/D4lPe2ewHyampmdash; Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) December 26, 2013
Emmy Rossum took a trip.
Merry Christmas!!! I will be flying trans-atlantic tonight…maybe I will see Santa somewhere in the sky? #christmaswish ampmdash; Emmy Rossum (@emmyrossum) December 25, 2013
Gene Simmons saw “Wolf of Wall Street.”
Soph, Nick, Shannon and I saw WOLF OF WALL ST. Spectacular. We all gave it eight out of 10 and I give it nine out of 10. ampmdash; Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) December 26, 2013
Dianna Agron showed off the cutest dog in the universe.
I mean. We wish you a merry Xmas. pic.twitter.com/RLhHxja6bH ampmdash; Dianna Agron (@DiannaAgron) December 26, 2013
Lena Dunham cuddled with Jack Antanoff.
Lea Michele cooked up a storm.
Making the yummiest homemade soup today for Christmas with my family:) pic.twitter.com/cm5nrAaILG ampmdash; Lea Michele (@msleamichele) December 25, 2013
James Franco displayed his Christmas socks.
Mel Brooks brought Oy to the world on the Sundance Channel.
May your #Christmas day be filled with OY! Watch #OytotheWorld : A Mel Brooks Marathon all day on @SundanceChannelpic.twitter.com/GfZZl6HQFl ampmdash; Mel Brooks (@MelBrooks) December 25, 2013
Melissa Joan Hart posed with her perfect family.
Mayim Bialik visited a friend’s (NOT HER OWN, don’t worry) Christmas tree.
Visited a friend's pretty Xmas tree! pic.twitter.com/wIqUFGkP9Z ampmdash; Mayim Bialik (@missmayim) December 25, 2013
And finally, Julia Louis-Dreyfus made us all feel a little guilty for lazing around in pajamas.
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.
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