Recent Articles

Popular Culture

Showing 131 to 140 of 598

    Interfaith Celebrities: Olympic Athletes and American Faces

    By Nate Bloom

    Olympic athletes from Jewish and interfaith family backgrounds compete in the Winter Olympics and Mike Nichols is among those profiled in Faces of America.

    Date: 02-02-2010

    Interfaith Celebrities: Actors and Athletes Warming Up Winter

    By Nate Bloom

    Jewish ice hockey players are cool and Robert Downey Jr. is hot. Plus, a warm Jewish-Palestinian friendship in women's college basketball.

    Date: 01-19-2010

    Interfaith Celebrities: John Mayer Loves His Fans

    By Nate Bloom

    Singer John Mayer loves his Twitter followers, so much that he has said Twitter is just like dating. It was on Twitter that Mayer revealed he's Jewish and from an interfaith family.

    Date: 01-06-2010

    Interfaith Celebrities: Mel Brooks Honored at Kennedy Center

    By Nate Bloom

    On the occasion of Mel Brooks receiving a Kennedy Center award, we reflect on his successful interfaith marriage to Anne Bancroft.

    Date: 12-22-2009

    Interfaith Celebrities: Twilight

    By Nate Bloom

    Kosher vampires, the Detroit Pistons and Hanukkah Harry saving Easter--just a typical interfaith celebrity column.

    Date: 12-08-2009

    Interfaith Celebrities: 2012

    By Nate Bloom

    Catching up with Amanda Peet and her husband, David Benioff, and checking in with Tobey McGuire.

    Date: 11-24-2009

    A Different View of Movie Jews: A Serious Man

    By Jesse Tisch

    Movie Jews tend to fall into three categories: Chosen, cursed, or assimilated. Would a less-than-flattering depiction of Jewish characters leave a bad taste in my non-Jewish date's mouth?

    Date: 11-18-2009

    Interfaith Celebrities: Ivanka's Jewish Wedding

    By Nate Bloom

    Ivanka Trump chose Judaism, true love and a Vera Wang wedding gown. President Obama's Jewish half-brother chose to write a novel about his life. Joshua Bell chose to help Warsaw's Jewish Museum.

    Date: 11-10-2009

    Revered or Reviled--The Legacy of Kasztner

    By Hedi Molnar

    Egon Mayer, a Jewish community leader on issues of integrating interfaith families, was rescued from the Nazi Holocaust by a controversial figure whose story is featured in a new documentary film.

    Date: 11-09-2009

    Interfaith Celebrities: A Jewish American Idol

    By Nate Bloom

    Adam Lambert didn't win the American Idol contest, but he has made a name for himself as a singer, and spoken to the Jewish press about his interfaith family.

    Date: 10-27-2009

Showing 131 to 140 of 598