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  • A Jewish, Chinese and Gay Movie Explores Several Identities

    By Oliver B. Pollak

    Review of The Conrad Boys, a movie about--and written by, directed by and starring--the gay child of a Jewish father and a Chinese-American mother.

    Date: 10-18-2006
  • Interfaith Celebrities: Some Single, Some Scary, Some Golden

    By Nate Bloom

    David Goyer's scary new film owes something to Hebrew School, Sean Penn's portrayal of Harvey Milk up for Golden Globe award and what an American Idol judge has in common with J.D. Salinger.

    Date: 01-06-2009
  • Mexican Soap Brings Out Tribe Long Hidden

    By Boris Fishman

    A review of Rebelde, a Mexican soap opera in which one of the main families is Jewish. Includes an interview with the writer of the soap, and with some of its stars.  

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Interfaith Celebrities: The 2011 Oscars

    By Nate Bloom

    A look at the 2011 Oscars, focusing on the Jewish and interfaith nominees.

    Date: 02-15-2011
  • "On the Scene": "The O.C."

    By Michael Elkin

    Review of The O.C., television’s hottest teen drama with a lead interfaith family.

    Date: 02-13-2007
  • Interfaith Celebrities: Isla Fisher Joins the Tribe

    By Nate Bloom

    Isla Fisher finally converted to Judaism in order to marry her boyfriend Sacha Baron Cohen--though she hasn't done that second part yet. Also, interfaith celebrities on the 99 sexiest women list, and Judd Apatow makes movies with interfaith actors.

    Date: 02-03-2009
  • Bible Books for Children

    By Rahel Musleah

    Reviews of several books about the Bible for young children.

    Date: 01-13-2007
  • "Big Bad" Debra Winger

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    Profile of Debra Winger, an intermarried Jewish actress and star of the television series Big Bad Love.

    Date: 02-17-2007
  • Obituary of Nell Carter, a Jew-by-Choice

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    Obituary of Nell Carter, an African-American Jew-by-choice and famous actress and performer.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • Interfaith Celebrities: Of Hip Hop, Heroes and the Oscars

    By Nate Bloom

    Nate Bloom’s celebrity column focuses on Stephen Frears, director of The Queen, MC Serch, host of "Ego Trip’s the (White) Rapper Show, and Jessalyn Gilsig, of "Heroes."

    Date: 06-18-2007

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