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The Schmooze

Jewish Stars and Droids Take Over ‘Star Wars’ Premiere

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The Force was strong at last night’s star-studded premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Celebrities and fans alike shared the red carpet with a squadron of storm troopers, droids and at least one Yoda. Below are some of our favorite moments:

Looks like between director J.J. Abrams and the original intergalactic heartthrob, Han Solo, a.k.a. Harrison Ford.

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Carrie Fisher, sans iconic hair buns, embraces costar John Boyega.

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Just when you think you can’t love Joseph Gordon-Levitt more, here he comes down the carpet all green and absolutely adorable.

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Josh Gad, the voice of Olaf from Disney’s “Frozen”, strikes a pose with some friendly storm troopers.

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Steven Spielberg — who recommended Abrams for the job — was out to support everyone with his wife Kate Capshaw.

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Some dear old friends also stopped by to share in the fun.

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And while we’re at it, let’s give a shout out to another amazing little green guy:




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