The New Top 5: Britain's Top Jews

Jewish Chronicle Online releases full list of 100 most influential UK MOT.

09/14/2014 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

It takes some serious chutzpa to top the “JC Power 100.”

While not an official MOT, Harry Styles made the list for his consistent support for Israel. upload.wikimedia.org

Celebs Mix It Up Over Gaza

Bold-faced names squabble over war in tweets and rants.

08/05/2014 - 20:00

Los Angeles — What do Madonna, Javier Bardem and Rihanna have in common?

Aside from talent and many millions of dollars, they’ve all waded into the maelstrom of public debate over the Gaza conflict—and then had to extricate themselves when the going got tough.

Selena Gomez. Getty Images

Fame, Israel Style

02/28/2011 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

‘See that guy over there?” my friend asked, nodding towards the table behind us. “I think he’s famous.”

I turned to have myself a look, which wasn’t difficult considering the Jerusalem café we were packed into was about the size of the skirts sashaying around a Silvio Berlusconi party.

And lo and behold, the guy with the slightly Russell Crowe-esque face, deep in conversation with a table full of rough-and-tumble Israeli men, all of them smoking, did look familiar to me.

Abigail Pickus

iPhone App Features Talking Points on Intermarriage

NOTE: The following is a post about an iPhone application that provides suggestions for what parents should say to their children to prevent them from intermarrying. It is not a product review of the application, but rather a news story. Neither the blogger nor The New York Jewish Week endorses this iPhone application. We realize the controversial nature of this application and hope you will leave your opinion in the comments section.

Application Presents Resource for Parents Who Don't Want Their Children to Intermarry

Tabloid News & Jewish Wisdom

07/19/2010 - 20:00


As part of our continuing effort to find deeper meaning and lessons in pop culture, we asked Rabbi Simon Jacobson to help reveal the Jewish wisdom and relevancy in the most recent front-page tabloid news.


Mel Gibson

Searching For Debra Winger? So’s She.

Noted actress says her book is not a memoir but "collection of essays, some of which are personal."
07/08/2008 - 20:00

Assistant Managing Editor
Debra Winger is fascinated by doors.
Debra Winger: “When you’re brought up with a very strong family-oriented religion ... it goes in deep."
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