Hollywood Now: Zooey Deschanel on New Girl’s Farewell; Leslie Mann on Blockers & Being a Parent

Zooey Deschanel on New Girl’s Farewell & Leslie Mann on Blockers & Being a Parent

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Interfaith Wedding for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry?

For those of you who follow the lives of the royal family, Prince Harry’s relationship with Suits star Meghan Markle got a renewed buzz when Elle UK and the Express reported that the two can now be married at Westminster Abbey. Because Markle was married before, there was question of whether Prince Harry could follow in […]

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Chelsea Clinton’s Pregnant and We Have Baby Naming Resources For Her

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for…Chelsea Clinton is pregnant! When Chelsea and Marc Mezvinsky tied the knot in 2010, we reported on their widely talked about co-officiated wedding. InterfaithFamily’s CEO Ed Case summarized the Jewish media response to their nuptials, which was not quite as congratulatory as ours and ultimately hoped that their wedding […]

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Being Jewish and Being Human

This is a guest post by Jeremy Burton, executive director of Boston’s JCRC. After seeing his tweets about an undead, supernatural interfaith wedding on TV, I challenged him to blog about it. Luckily, he accepted. You can also follow him on twitter, @burtonjm. After a tumultuous relationship, this week we witnessed one of the most […]

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Comic Wedding

Mazel tov to Kathy Kane and Maggie Sawyer on their engagement! What’s that? You haven’t heard of them? What if I use their aliases, Batwoman and Captain Sawyer? Spoiler alert! In the DC Comic universe, Batwoman is Jewish. Towleroad reports: Kathy Kane, the Batwoman, DC’s leading lesbian lady asks Maggie Sawyer, Captain Sawyer, her secret […]

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NCIS: Interfaith Couple?

I enjoy watching NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service), the CBS crime drama that airs Tuesday evenings. I appreciate the multi-culturalism on the show. Often I turn to my husband for a Spanish translation of a line here or there. I was excited when Cote de Pablo joined the cast in season three. She plays the […]

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Grounded in Judaism

When you’ve had a tough week, month, or year, where do you find your strength to keep going? Are you able to find optimism, a belief that things will improve? According to People, Mayyim Bialik credits her rootedness in Judaism: “When you’ve had a 2012 like me, things can only get better,” she told PEOPLE […]

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Private Practice

I am going to admit to something that I would not normally cop to in such a public forum.  I watch Private Practice.  It is a guilty pleasure.  In the show, Cooper (Jewish) is married to Charlotte (Christian).  They are pregnant with triplets, and the topic of what religion to raise the kids comes up.  […]

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Dueling December Ditties

As many of you know, all the best Christmas songs were written by Jews. But what about Hanukkah songs? Many of us might be able to hum a few bars of Adam Sandler’s parody or “I Had a Little Dreidel,” but surely there must be more, right? The Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation (I hadn’t […]

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The New Normal: Rediscovering Religion

Who else is watching The New Normal on Tuesday nights (or whenever you get to it on your DVRs)? The show follows a gay couple who will soon become fathers, the single mother who is their surrogate, and her young daughter. There are other characters thrown in for color and tension, but they’re the heart […]

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