Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Sean Penn, Drake and Doug Emhoff

Hopkins’ Next Flick, Brian Epstein, Vax Live, Biden Update

Sir Anthony Hopkins, 83, just won his (second) best actor Oscar for “The Father”. Next January, he is scheduled to start filming “One Life”, a bio-pic about Sir Nicholas Winton (1909-2015), a British banker who arranged th…

Jews in the News: Chelsea Handler, Lorne Michaels and Tiffany Haddish

Chimps, Cartoons, Chat, Kids, and Crime

The HBO special, “The Human Chimp”, premieres on April 29. In 1964, Univ. of Oklahoma psychologist MAURICE K. TEMERLIN (1924-1988), and his wife, Jane Whitbeck Temerlin, a clinical social worker, adopted a young chimpanzee who they named Lucy and …

Jews in the News: Marc Platt, Sacha Baron Cohen and Pippa Ehrlich

The Most Complete Guide to Jewish Oscar Nominees: 2021

The Academy Awards will be presented on ABC on Sunday, April 25 (8PM, EDT). Again, this year there will be “no” host. Award presenters include HARRISON FORD, JOAQUIN PHOENIX, and MARLEE MATLIN.

Best Picture/Actors

The best pictur…

Jews in the News: Katey Segal, Gal Gadot and Marty Baron

3 New Series; Gadot News; and Baron of the 4th Estate Retires

“Rebel”, a new ABC drama, premiered on April 8 (10PM). KATEY SEGAL, 65, plays Annie “Rebel” Bello, a sort-of Erin Brockovich character (a blue-collar woman, without a law degree, who fights for regular folks.) The recurri…

Jews in the News: Jerry Seinfeld, Emma Seligman and Fred Melamed

Wedding Coach, A Very Weird Shiva, and More

“The Wedding Coach”, a six-episode Netflix romantic reality series, began streaming on April 7. The advance publicity says, “Former bride and forever comedian Jamie Lee shares her irreverent yet practical tips and tricks for wedding plannin…