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Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor at Tablet Magazine. She tweets here.

Natalie Portman’s Husband Named Director of the Paris Opera Ballet

By January 24, 2013

And (gasp!) he’s taking Natalie and baby Aleph with him Read More

Watch: Israeli Political Darling Yair Lapid Stars in a Nineties Romantic Comedy

By January 23, 2013

He does his best Hugh Grant impression in the 1994 Israeli classic ‘Shirat HaSirena’
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Disgraced Designer John Galliano is Making a High-Fashion Comeback

By January 18, 2013

He’ll be working at Oscar de la Renta’s New York studio, and the Anti-Defamation League is on board Read More

Jewish Actress Elizabeth Banks Discusses Her Conversion With Marc Maron

By January 17, 2013

She also talks about sex, seders, and ‘The Hunger Games’ during the hour-long podcast Read More

Mariah Carey Speaks Hebrew to Israeli Shira Gavrielov on ‘American Idol’

By January 17, 2013

The singer auditioned to an Amy Winehouse cover and made it to the next round Read More

Israelis Organized a No Pants Subway Ride on the Jerusalem Light Rail

By January 16, 2013

And oddly enough, no one seemed to care Read More

The Word ‘Jew’ is Officially a Synonym for ‘Cool’ in Dutch

By January 14, 2013

Seriously, all the high school kids are saying it Read More

Now There’s a ‘Girls’ Parody For People Who Live in Los Angeles

By January 14, 2013

We don’t get the references, but it’s probably pretty accurate Read More