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Princess Caroline's Daughter Engaged to Jewish Baby Daddy

From JTA on 8/12/2013 at 3:49 PM

Categories: Europe, Gossip

Princess Caroline's Daughter Engaged to Jewish Baby Daddy

Princess Caroline of Hanover will soon be able to count a very funny Jew as a member of her family. Her daughter Charlotte Casiraghi, 27, is now engaged to Gad Elmaleh, a Moroccan-born French actor and stand-up comedian. The two are also expecting their first child. This will be Casiraghi's first child; Elmaleh, 42, has a 12-year-old with ex Anne Brochet. While Elmaleh is not very well known in the United States, he has had a few Hollywood roles, including the French voice of Gru in “Despicable Me,” …More

Jewish Comedy Celebrates 24 Years Since ‘Seinfeld’ Premiere

By Jspace Staff on 7/5/2013 at 10:48 AM

Categories: History, Entertainment

Twenty-four years ago today, the epitome of Jewish sitcoms debuted on TV with the series premiere of “Seinfeld.” That’s right, the show about nothing aired it’s pilot on July 5, 1989. Now in it’s 15th year of syndication, “Seinfeld” is beloved by old and new fans, Jewish and gentile alike. The brilliance of this sitcom, aside from it’s ability to truly be about nothing and still land among audience’s favorite, is the ease with which it’s Jewish humor was …More

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4/5/13 Round Up PM Edition

By Jspace Staff on 4/5/2013 at 4:41 PM

Categories: Entertainment, Judaism, Middle East

4/5/13 Round Up PM Edition

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has requested a map of Netanyahu’s view on the two-state solution. [Times of Israel] Hamas is urging the U.N. to re-instate its operations in the Gaza Strip. [Forward] A detailed look at the Argentinian government's deal with Iran to investigate the truth behind the 1994 bombing of its Jewish community center. [Washington Post] New York State’s comptroller is assisting heirs of Holocaust victims claim money in unclaimed bank accounts. [Jewish Week] …More

  • Yuri Foreman wins recent fight
  • Baltime synagogue
  • Further investigation is being made into the 1994 bombing in Argentine
  • Ben Feldman is Jewish

Seinfeld Raves About Pop-Tarts in Rare Stand Up Bit (VIDEO)

By Jspace Staff on 3/14/2013 at 1:52 PM

Categories: Gossip, Entertainment

Remember when Jerry Seinfeld retired from comedy and everybody cried? Well, weep no more, observational humor fans. Seinfeld stopped by “The Tonight Show” last evening, performing a rare five minutes of stand up for the enthusiastic crowd. The topic of conversation was the state of the food industry in America, and Jerry shared his particular love for the Pop-Tart. In the bit, Seinfeld imagines what the creation of the breakfast pastry might have been like. “When they came out they must have …More

Too Jewish for Jewish Jokes

By Jspace Staff on 2/27/2013 at 4:59 PM

Categories: Gossip, Entertainment

Too Jewish for Jewish Jokes

Joan Rivers has recently upped her ever-present shock value by contributing to the countless comedians who use stereotypes referring to their own ethnic group. Because it’s completely appropriate as long as the person who says it can relate, right? Apparently not. The Anti-Defamation League requested a formal apology from Rivers after the outspoken Jewish comedian made an off-color Holocaust joke on the February 25th episode of her show, “Fashion Police.” The ADL described the situation as …More

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  • Joan Rivers is Jewish
  • Joan Rivers, and daughter Melissa, are Jewish
  • Joan Rivers makes controversial Jewish jokes
  • ADL slams Joan Rivers for Holocaust jokes
  • Joan Rivers makes Holocaust jokes

“Get Out!” Seinfeld and Wale to Team Up

By Jspace Staff on 1/27/2013 at 4:56 PM

Categories: Entertainment, Music, Gossip

“Get Out!” Seinfeld and Wale to Team Up

With his latest project, Jerry Seinfeld may be coming close to actually becoming his boyhood idol, Superman. Seinfeld is now collaborating with rapper Wale on a new album in which Seinfeld, himself, will appear. As Elaine Benes might say, “Get OUT!” The impetus for this stranger-than-fiction partnership lies with Wale, whose 2008 unreleased concept album “The Mixtape About Nothing” and 2010 follow-up “More About Nothing” stitched together dialogue from the show …More

01/23/13 Round Up PM Edition

By Jspace Staff on 1/23/2013 at 6:17 PM

Categories: United States, Israel, Round Up

01/23/13 Round Up PM Edition

Yair Lapid cameoed in a rom com as a young man. Watch a clip. [Tablet] Awkward high school yearbook photos of your favorite Jewish stars. [Jewcy] Mohamed Morsi warns visiting US senators to beware the Jewish-controlled media. [Daily Beast] LA police are seeking a suspect who threw a brick through a synagogue window. [LA Times] The Israeli man thought to be missing in Hollywood has been located. [Jewish Journal] A Jewish, Arabic woman is filing a profiling lawsuit against Frontier Airlines. [Atlantic] …More

Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Back for Season 2

By Jspace Staff on 1/12/2013 at 8:35 PM

Categories: Entertainment, Gossip

Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Back for Season 2

Jerry Seinfeld’s latest project is back for a second cup of coffee. Pass the sugar and hilarity, please. “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” the Internet comedy series in which Seinfeld asks some of his comedian friends to join him for coffee and talk about… well… nothing in particular, has been greenlit for a second season. And we are all the beneficiaries. Seinfeld and Sony Pictures have teamed up to produce 24 new episodes of the experimental show, whose format doesn’t …More

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12/20/12 Round Up AM Edition

By Jspace Staff on 12/20/2012 at 11:13 AM

Categories: Round Up, Israel, Culture

12/20/12 Round Up AM Edition

A custody battle between two Jewish parents has turned into an international incident as Beth Schlesinger, the wife/mother, fights for her children. [Times of Israel] Jerry Seinfeld is now, as always, a comedy-scientist at the top of his game. [NYTimes] There is a large irony in the fact that the Jewish National Fund sells its old pine trees as Christmas trees. [Tablet] Sophia Pozner, Noah’s older sister, survived the shooting as Sandy Hook Elementary by hiding in a closet. [Forward] One of the many …More

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  • Saudi Says Protocols Is True
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New Poll Says Seinfeld Is Best Sitcom of All Time

By Jspace Staff on 12/7/2012 at 4:01 PM

Categories: Entertainment, Gossip

“Seinfeld” retired back in 1998 and now yada yada yada, it’s the funniest sitcom in the history of American television. At least that’s what a new poll released this week by “60 Minutes” and “Vanity Fair” says. “Seinfeld,” the brainchild of Jewish comic savants Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David, finished with 22 percent of respondents’ votes landing it ahead of “The Honeymooners” by a couple of percentage points. The only current show on …More

Jspace’s Jewish Celebrity Men of the Year

By Jspace Staff on 9/14/2012 at 12:40 PM

Categories: Music, Entertainment, Gossip

Here’s the only thing we’ll tell you about Jspace’s Pop Culture Man of the Year: His career started out out of this world, and in 5772 it reached even greater heights. Stumped? You’ll just have to keep reading to figure out whom we’re talking about! Just as our list of the 5772’s top women in pop culture began with a nod to the late Nora Ephron, we also remember a pioneering man who left us too soon. When news broke in early May that Adam Yauch, one of the founding members …More

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  • Adam Yauch
  • Jerry Seinfeld
  • Howard Stern
  • Drake

8/14/12 Round Up PM Edition

By Jspace Staff on 8/14/2012 at 4:57 PM

Categories: Round Up, United States, World

8/14/12 Round Up PM Edition

MK Avi Dichter is certain he will become the next homefront defense minister. [Israel Hayom] The Temple Mount becomes a national problem for Israel. [ynet] A rare breed of kittens are born in Ramat Gan. [The Times of Israel] Is it ethical for Jewish young adults to take Birthright trips sponsored by Sheldon Adelson? [Policymic] Unaffiliated Jews are being recruited by a new brand of Hillel students. [The Times of Israel] The Talmud may find demons in a superstitious age. [Tablet] "The Dark Knight Rises" …More

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  • Sheldon Adelson
  • Talmud demons
  • Former Shin Bet chief Avi Dichter
  • Cold Borscht
  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee