Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Movie 43, Actors Honor Actors, More Big Bang & TV News

Jews in the NewsBy Nate Bloom, Contributing Columnist Movie 43: Quite a Cast Opening on Friday, Jan. 25, is "Movie 43," which is "officially descibed" as: "An outrageous new ensemble comedy not for the easily-offended. It contains jaw-dropping, sometimes shockingly disturbing, but always…

Jews in the News: Gary Bettman, Sara Rue and Clara Mamet

Nate Bloom blogs on this week's Jews in the News. Jews on Ice, Again /Say a Prayer   As I write this, it appears that the 113-day lockout of National Hockey League (NHL) players by the owners is over.  Players are expected to ratify a 10-year contract announced on Jan.7 by NHL…

Jews in the News: Sean Penn, Joaquin Phoenix and Julianna Margulies

Nate Bloom blogs on this week's Jews in the News.   New Flicks   Two violent movies, “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Gangster Squad” open “wide” on Friday, January 11.  “Zero” purports to tell the story of how an elite team of intelligence and military operatives, working…

Jews in the News: Josh Gad, Carrie Brownstein and Paul Simon

Nate Bloom blogs on this week's Jews in the News Tube Notes The NBC comedy series, "1600 Penn," had a sneak preview of the pilot episode on Dec. 17. But will officially premiere (the pilot, again) on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 9:30 PM. It was co-created by actor JOSH GAD, 31, and he co-stars…

Jews in the News: Richard Engel, Mandy Patinkin & Herb Alpert

Nate Bloom blogs on this week's Jews in the News. Engel on the Edge There’s a lot longer list of American Jewish military heroes than most people are aware of. Likewise, quite a large number of American Jews have risked, and sometimes lost their lives as combat reporters or…