• Archive for the ‘Jewz In The Newz’

    Jewz in the Newz

    Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist Kosher Spider Normally, I cover movies the week they open – but I am making an exception for “Amazing Spider-Man Part 2.” Why? Because the film’s star, ANDREW GARFIELD, gave a long quote to the Independent, a British paper, about Spider-Man being Jewish. I figure you are likely to have read [ Read More...]

    Jewz in the Newz

    Thursday, April 17th, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist Catching Up with TV Hebrews If you missed prior episodes of the series listed below, all of them are viewable via multiple encore showings, on-demand viewing, and web viewing. Of course, you can set a DVR to record the whole series. AMY SCHUMER, 32, is a guest-star on the second [ Read More...]

    Jewz in the Newz

    Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist Major League Hebrews, 2014 Edition The following list was prepared with the help of Jewish Sports Review (“JSR”) magazine. The following Jewish players were on a major league roster as of April 2, 2014:  RYAN BRAUN, 30, outfielder, Milwaukee; CRAIG BRESLOW, 33, pitcher, Boston; IKE DAVIS, 27, first base, NY [ Read More...]

    Jewz in the Newz

    Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist At the Movies “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is another entry in the recent series of blockbuster hit films (Captain America: The First Avenger” and “The Avengers“), featuring the famous comic book character. Chris Evans again plays Steve Rogers/Capt. America. The film opens with Rogers living quietly in Washington, D.C., [ Read More...]

    Jewz in the Newz

    Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist Lister-Jones Back Again ZOE LISTER-JONES, 31, and her professional/romantic partner, DARRYL WEIN, also 31, have made two critically well-received indie flicks about the romantic and career problems of hip young urbanites (“Breaking Upwards” and “Lola Versus”).  By “made,” I mean that the duo co-wrote these films and acted in them [ Read More...]

    Jewz in the Newz

    Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist At the Movies: Opening Friday “Enemy” promises to smartly revive the somewhat overused dramatic device of the doppelganger, i.e., two unrelated people discover they have a physical twin and when they meet, great complications ensue. This thriller stars JAKE GYLLENHAAL, 33, as Adam Bell, a history professor in such a [ Read More...]

    Jewz in the Newz

    Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist At the Movies: Opening Friday “Enemy” promises to smartly revive the somewhat overused dramatic device of the doppelganger, i.e., two unrelated people discover they have a physical twin and when they meet, great complications ensue. This thriller stars JAKE GYLLENHAAL, 33, as Adam Bell, a history professor in such a [ Read More...]

    Jewz in the Newz

    Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist TV News: DWTS, Crisis, Rashida, and a Kosher Batman The new season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” premieres in March. BROOKE BURKE-CHARVET, 42, the co-host of “DWTS” since Mar. 2010, has been replaced by Fox sportscaster Erin Andrews. Burke-Charvet was kept in the dark about her replacement until the [ Read More...]

    Jewz in the Newz

    Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist Jews on the Tube Notes “Suits,” a big hit for the USA network, returns for the remainder of its third season (six episodes). It stars GABRIEL MACHT, 42, as a legendary Manhattan lawyer. Gabriel’s father, actor STEPHEN MACHT, 71, a religious Jew, will be a guest star on a still [ Read More...]

    Jewz in the Newz

    Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist Oscar Time: The Kosher Connections The Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 2. Ellen DeGeneres will host. BETTE MIDLER, 68, will sing a song (yet undisclosed) and IDINA MEN¬ZEL, 42, will perform the Oscar-nominated tune, “Let it Go,” from the Disney animated film “Frozen.” “Go” has become a [ Read More...]


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