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The New Top 5: Britain's Top Jews

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

09/15/2014
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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’ Jewish Lives Celebrated In Song

From Edgar Bronfman to Gwyneth Paltrow to Aaron Sorkin, musical dramatizes interviews pulled from Abigail Pogrebin’s book.

11/05/2013
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Ever since the rise of celebrity culture a century ago, Jews have been among the most lionized figures in our society. But how do the most prominent American Jews relate to their Jewish identity?

The interviews “were more intimate and candid than I expected,” says Abigail Pogrebin.

David Arquette Bar Mitzvahed at Western Wall, 27 Years Late

06/12/2012

 Actor David Arquette, 40, star of the “Scream” movie series and occasional professional wrestler, celebrated his bar mitzvah at the Western Wall on Monday, according to reports.

The soon-to-be-former husband of Courtney Cox, who played Jewish Monica Geller on NBC’s “Friends,” was in Israel to film an episode of “Mile High,” his show on the Travel Channel.

Portman, Seidler Win Oscar Gold

03/01/2011

Among the top winners at Sunday’s Academy Awards, Israel-born Natalie Portman, beaming and proudly pregnant, walked off with the best-actress trophy for her portrayal of a tortured ballerina in “Black Swan.”

“The King’s Speech” was named best picture, and Emile Sherman, scion of a prominent Australian Jewish family, accepted as one of the three producers.

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