Having -steen, -berg or -ein in your name does not a Jew make.
Acknowledging diplomats from Austria and Germany among the 400 guests at the “Broadway Salutes The Blue Card” Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, Blue Card president Gia Machlin informed that to date “Blue Card has distributed $30 million—100% going directly to survivors.” Masha Pearl Blue Card Executive Director “thanked everyone involved with the Blue Card.”
Kathryn Hahn, most recently of “Bad Moms,” revealed in a New York Times article that she isn’t Jewish. (What?!) She often plays Jewish characters, her husband is Jewish, and said she often gets mistaken for being Jewish herself.
For the last time: No, Jason Biggs is not Jewish (though he is married to Jenny Mollen, who definitely is).
‘Orange is the New Black’ returns Friday for its second season. We went behind the scenes and asked Jason Biggs why he always plays a Jew.
(JTA) — Mazel tov to Jason Biggs and his wife Jenny Mollen on the birth–and apparent circumcision–of their son Sid. On Tuesday Mollen posted shots to Instagram that seem to have been taken on or around the time of their newborn’s bris. “Today was not a good day to be Sid’s penis,” read one caption that bore the hash tags #babybiggs and #circumcision, while another shot showed Biggs and Mollen wrapped in a talit.