Ten Jewish baseball players from interfaith families, fun in Adventureland and Lindsay Lohan has tsuris.
Funny, charming and sensitive Jason Segel is the child of an interfaith marriage raised as a Jew. Nate Bloom would also like to see Scarlett Johanssen wherever possible.
Famous people with Jewish and Irish backgrounds, like Matthew Broderick, Brooke Burke and Daniel Radcliffe, some sources on the history and culture of Irish Jews and some famous Irish-Jewish couples.
Our celebrity columnist loves the new schlub comedies of Judd Apatow and John Hamburg, and is surprised that Lindsay Lohan seems interested in conversion to Judaism.
Is Joaquin Phoenix putting everyone on, or has the trauma of his life finally caught up with him? His co-stars in Two Lovers, Gwynneth Paltrow and Vinessa Shaw, also come from interfaith backgrounds. Also, an update on Israeli beauty Bar Refaeli's
Sean Penn's Oscar-nominated portrayal of political figure Harvey Milk may have been shaped by his Jewish father's left-wing politics. Other Oscar nominees of Jewish ancestry include Alexa Davalos, Peter Morgan, Eric Roth and Tia Lessin.
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.
There aren't many movies about levirate marriage, so it's not difficult to say that Loving Leah is the best one--especially with performances by Lauren Ambrose and Adam Kaufman.
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.
In reverse order, here is my list of the five most Jewish popular Christmas movies of all time, with some information on each film's Jewish connections.
Background on the Jewish songwriters of the 25 most popular Christmas songs.