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June 12, 2013

The Jewish Canadian rapper Drake was seen on the New York set of “Anchorman: The Legend Continues” last Saturday afternoon. Kanye West also has a cameo in the sequel, which stars Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Sacha Baron Cohen. In other words, most of the CONTINUE »

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June 12, 2013

Using his preternatural smoothness, Justin Timberlake last week saved the Coen brothers from some serious awkwardness at a Cannes Film Festival news conference for their folk singer film, “Inside Llewyn Davis.” “Jewish humor, does it exist? If so, what does it consist of?” a reporter asked after suggesting that World War II and the Holocaust CONTINUE »

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June 12, 2013

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton has landed an interesting sounding gig at New York University. Clinton, 33, is taking on the role of co-founder and co-chair of the new Of Many Institute, the New York Post reports. The purpose of the program, which is part of NYU’s Center for Spiritual Life, is to “develop multifaith CONTINUE »

June 12, 2013

It looks like things have gone from bad to worse for actress Amanda Bynes. Bynes, who lives in New York City, was arrested last Thursday for drug possession, reckless endangerment and tampering with evidence. Bynes underwent a psychiatric evaluation before being booked and processed by police. Sources are claiming that Bynes’ concerned parents are looking CONTINUE »

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June 12, 2013

Israeli viewers love their reality TV; the country’s highest-rated shows are “Survivor,” “Big Brother,” “MasterChef” and “The Voice.” Facing tough competition, new contenders need to bring their A game. The “X Factor Israel” is doing just that by signing Bar Refaeli as host. The Israeli supermodel will earn about $227,000 for looking good and talking CONTINUE »