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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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Emily Burack, JTA

16 ARTICLES

‘Harry Potter’ Star Jason Isaacs Opens up About His Struggle With Addiction

"Every action was filtered through a burning need I had for being as far from a conscious, thinking, feeling person as possible."

Who is George Soros? What Do All The Conspiracy Theories Around Him Mean?

The author of “The Influence of Soros: Politics, Power, and the Struggle for an Open Society,” breaks it down.

Taylor Swift Accused of Spreading Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories

Taylor Swift is drawing criticism — and apparent applause among her neo-Nazi fan base — for calling out “the Soros family” in an Instagram...

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Is A Quarantine Must-Binge Show

Taika Waititi is one of the hottest Jewish celebrities on the planet right now. The director, writer and actor is best known for his humorous...

Jewish NFL Star Mitch Schwartz Becomes A Food Blogger During COVID-19 Quarantine

Schwartz has turned to what he loves maybe more than football: cooking.

Fountains of Wayne and ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter, Hospitalized With Coronavirus

(JTA) — Adam Schlesinger, known as one of the lead songwriters of the pop rock band Fountains of Wayne and the musical series “Crazy...

Haim Announces a Jewish Deli Tour Across America

The sisters of the pop band Haim played their first-ever show at Canter’s, the most famous Jewish deli in Los Angeles, as kids. They...

Vampire Weekend Wins 2020 Grammy for Best Alternative Album

(JTA) — The 2020 Grammys were overshadowed by the tragic news of the deaths of Kobe Bryant and eight others — including his 13-year-old...

Larry David and Bernie Sanders Appear Together on the ‘Today’ Show

(JTA) — With a big smile on his face, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared alongside the man who plays him on “Saturday Night Live,”...

Hillary Clinton Gets ‘Tears in Her Eyes’ After Watching Yiddish ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

NEW YORK (JTA) — Anatevka had a special guest in attendance on Sunday afternoon: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attended the Yiddish production...

Jewish Olympian Jason Brown Now Skates to Music From ‘Schindler’s List’

(JTA) — Jewish figure skater Jason Brown has skated to a wide variety of music in his career, from Simon and Garfunkel to the...

Zoe Kravitz to Play Catwoman in New Batman Film

(JTA) — Jewish actress Zoe Kravitz will be playing Selina Kyle — better known as Catwoman — in the next Batman film. The newest reboot...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Adds Jewish Comedian Chloe Fineman for Upcoming Season

NEW YORK (JTA) — Jewish comedian Chloe Fineman will be one of three new cast members on “Saturday Night Live” for the show’s 45th...

Diego Schwartzman Advances to the US Open Quarterfinals

(JTA) — Diego Schwartzman, the top-ranked Jewish tennis player in the world, has advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the second...

‘Schitt’s Creek’ Star Dan Levy to be Honored by GLAAD

(JTA) — Dan Levy, a star and co-creator of the Emmy-nominated show “Schitt’s Creek,” will be honored by GLAAD at their annual gala in...

Jewish Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce dies at 20

(JTA) — Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, 20, best known for his role on the network’s comedy show “Jessie,” died suddenly in his sleep...

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Former IDF Chief Medical Officer To Lead Israel’s COVID-19 Fight

One of Israel’s top public health experts is praising the decision to name Prof. Nachman Ash to lead the country’s coronavirus efforts following Prof....

France is Cracking Down on Radical Islam – With the Blessing of its Jewish Minority

(JTA) — As the French government rolls out a controversial plan that amounts to its most robust crackdown on religious activity in decades, it...

US to Extend Bilateral Agreements with Israel into Judea and Samaria, Golan

The United States and Israel will eliminate territorial restrictions for bilateral agreements in a ceremony on Wednesday. The move will build upon a policy shift...

The Jewish Faucis: Orthodox Doctors Battle COVID — and Disinformation — in Orthodox Communities

Orthodox doctors living in Orthodox communities have served in a number of new roles over the course of the past six months — providing medical guidance to COVID patients far beyond the confines of their day jobs, advising on quarantine procedures and shaping policies for camps and schools to reopen.

Jewish Groups React to Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation to US Supreme Court

Jewish groups reacted immediately following the U.S. Senate confirmation on Monday of Amy Coney Barrett as the 115th U.S. Supreme Court justice a week...
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