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Thursday, October 1, 2020

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Darren Paltrowitz

133 ARTICLES

David Pomeranz on His Jewish Roots, Having An Unorthodox Successful Career and Writing For Broadway

A multi-platinum, award-winning recording artist, songwriter and performer, the music of David Pomeranz has been recorded and/or performed by the likes of Queen's Freddie...

Samm Levine On His New Film ‘Immortal,’ Producing Films, Future Plans & More

I first learned about Samm Levine when he was a cast member of "Freaks & Geeks," the short-lived NBC series which helped launch the...

Kinky Friedman on Working With Sister Marcie on The Echo Hill Ranch Gold Star Camp

As said by Rolling Stone in 2018 about Kinky Friedman: “At 73, the Texas oddball has landed on a newfound sincerity. Friedman has arrived at a...

YourMomCares’ Founders on Life During COVID-19

YourMomCares helps all children by creating and funding cutting-edge programs and solutions which have a direct impact on children’s mental health.

MJF on Possibly Becoming the Youngest Jewish Heavyweight Champion in Wrestling History

MJF is set to wrestle in the main event of this weekend’s “All Out” pay-per-view against World Champion Jon Moxley.

Pauly Shore on His New Movie ‘Guest House,’ and the Future of ‘The Comedy Store’

Pauly Shore first broke into the mainstream in the late 1980s as an early-20-something, working as a VJ and on-air host for MTV. Shore’s...

Writers, Producers Neil Cohen and Zack Norman on The Journey to Get ‘Chief Zabu’ Released

After three decades and just in time for the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, indie film "Chief Zabu" was finally released this months to Vudu,...

David Arquette on ‘Spree,’ Getting Bar Mitzvahed at 40 and the Influence of Andy Kaufman

It has been almost 30 years since David Arquette made his on-screen debut as an actor, and not a year has gone by in which Arquette...

15 Late Summer 2020 Gift Ideas

Between birthdays, holidays, housewarming opportunities and general well-wishing, it never hurts to have a few gift ideas up your sleeve. In turn, below are...

25 Inspiring Books Worth Adding to Your COVID-19 Summer Reading List

Few hobbies are more pandemic-proof or recession-proof than reading.

Singer Songwriter ZZ Ward on Discovering Her Jewish Roots and Working with Best Friends Animal Society

Ward is participating in "Songs to Save Them All: A Benefit For Homeless Pets,” a three-hour benefit concert for Best Friends Animal Society on July 22.

Award-Winning Composer Jonathan Wolff on His Jewish Roots, the Greatness of Louisville

If you watched a lot of television in the 1980s, 1990s and/or 2000s, you have heard the work of Jonathan Wolff many times. In...

Drummer and Best-Selling Author Kenny Aronoff on His Multi-Faceted Career

Voted one of the top 100 drummers of all time by Rolling Stone, I have no doubt that you have heard the drumming of...

Josh Radnor and Ben Lee on New Album ‘Golden State,’ How Lee’s Bar Mitzvah Changed Him

Radnor & Lee is the musical project of Josh Radnor (“How I Met Your Mother,” “Happythankyoumoreplease,” “Hunters”) and singer/songwriter Ben Lee (Noise Addict). In June 2020, the duo released its sophomore...

Rabbi Jeremy Fine on his Upcoming Event with Team Israel Baseball

Once named one of the “Most Inspiring Rabbis In America” by Forward Magazine, Rabbi Jeremy Fine leads the Temple Of Aaron Synagogue in Saint Paul, Minnesota....

20 Gift Ideas for Father’s Day 2020

With Father’s Day just around the corner, many of us still haven’t purchased a gift for the beloved father and/or father figure(s) in our...

FreeWill’s Jenny Xia Spradling on Working with Local Jewish Organizations And How to Make a Free Will Online if you Haven’t Already

Nobody likes to talk about death, nor getting older, nor making plans for your stuff when you’re gone. BUT it is both necessary and...

Troma Entertainment Co-Founder Lloyd Kaufman on Becoming an Iconic Independent Filmmaker

A recent guest on the the popular Shudder program "The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs," Lloyd Kaufman is a pioneer within the world...

Legendary Rock Producer Shel Talmy Talks Jewish Roots and Moving to England

If you are a fan of classic rock radio, then you have heard the work of record producer, arranger and songwriter Shel Talmy on...

Larry Goldings on Scoring Netflix’s ‘Self-Made: Based On The Life Of Madam C.J. Walker’

"Self-Made: Based On The Life Of Madame C.J. Walker" is a new Netflix series, and it stars Octavia Spencer, Tiffany Haddish and Carmen Ejogo....

10 Books Worth Adding to Your COVID-19 Reading List

Few hobbies are more weather-proof or recession-proof than reading. Whether you prefer hardcovers or e-books, you can read just about anywhere. Many of us...

Rabbi Jeremy Fine on Presenting Professional Wrestling at His Synagogue

Once named one of the "Most Inspiring Rabbis In America" by Forward Magazine, Rabbi Jeremy Fine leads the Temple Of Aaron Synagogue in Saint...

Four Jewish Professional Wrestlers on How COVID-19 Changed Their Sport

Presently, the entire world is being affected by COVID-19. This impact is not only being felt by the carriers of this virus or the...

Barry Horowitz on His Multi-Decade Wrestling Career and Top Wrestlers of All-Time

Growing up as a fan of professional wrestling, whenever I saw Barry Horowitz wrestle, I had two immediate thoughts. First, that guy is probably...

Bill Gould on Faith No More’s Jewish Roots and New ‘Talking Book II’ Album

As a co-founder of legendary band Faith No More, Bill Gould first found international success when the 1987 single "We Care A Lot" took...

Catalyst Campaigns’ Scott Goodstein on Yebiga, Working with Faith No More’s Bill Gould and Future Projects

Scott Goodstein is probably best known for his work with unique political campaigns that blend art, music, and culture. Having co-founded Punkvoter.com, Rock Against...

Nikki Yanofsky Talks ‘Black Sheep’ Album Release and Life During Coronavirus

Montreal-based singer and songwriter Nikki Yanofsky found success at an early age, setting a record as the youngest artist to have a #1 Billboard...

Composer Craig Wedren on New ‘Sabbath Sessions’ Podcast and Meditation

Craig Wedren first found fame and acclaim as the frontman of the band Shudder To Think. A Washington D.C.-based group which released its first...

Edible Cookie Dough Pioneer Rana Lustyan On Using Kosher Ingredients

Los Angeles native Rana Lustyan is both the Founder and Chief Dough Officer of Edoughble, the pioneer of edible cookie dough for the Jewish Journal. Founded...

Grand Funk Railroad Guitarist Bruce Kulick on Jewish Roots and KISS

Current Grand Funk Railroad guitarist Bruce Kulick was not only a member of KISS for 12 years, his touring and/or recording credits also include Meat...

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