Natalie Portman

Why was the 'Jewish Nobel' snatched from Ruth Bader Ginsburg and given to Natalie Portman?

The Genesis Prize Foundation announced on Wednesday that the recipient of its first-ever “lifetime achievement award” would be U.S. Supreme Court …

Israel

These celebrity doppelgängers kind of look alike

Ah, Hollywood: a place where people, held to the highest standard of beauty, get together and create things — from really great television to …

Mad Max

Xavier Dolan: ‘I love what I do with all my heart’

The French-Canadian film-maker has packed more into his 28 years than most directors do in a lifetime. He tells The Art of Directing why he’s driven to tell stories.<p>Xavier Dolan was just 19 years old when he made his first feature film, going on to write and direct four more by the time he was …

Culture

Justice League: The Flash's Dad Is Actually a Very Famous Actor

OK, maybe <b>Justice League</b> isn't the best superhero movie that's ever been made, but there's still plenty of room to enjoy it. Once you look beyond the sad Amazonian costume redesign (and the other myriad issues), it's still an action-packed, much more lighthearted, overall sort of entertaining …

Entertainment

7 Israelis who have made a deep impact on life in America

(JTA collage/Getty Images)<p>(JTA) — When Natalie Portman was named the 2018 winner of the $1 million Genesis Prize, known as the “Jewish Nobel,” it was …

Jewish Culture

From Ealing garage to GOOP: Natalie Portman and Emma Watson help their choice London skincare firm secure US expansion

A small business started "with an Argos hand whisk" in west London is set for a huge expansion in the North American market - including on Gwyneth …

Black Swans

The Wall Group Keeps Hollywood Groomed and Red-Carpet Ready

As awards season approaches, no company’s presence will be felt on the red carpet more than The Wall Group, the artist management agency that …

Viola Davis

Netflix Nabs ‘Hummingbird Salamander’ From ‘Annihilation’ Author Jeff VanderMeer

Netflix is nearing a deal for rights to “Hummingbird Salamander” and plans to tap Sugar23 to produce the picture, Variety has learned.<p>The book is the …

Movies

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wins Genesis Foundation’s first lifetime achievement award

Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaking to the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America in Washington, D.C., Nov. 11, 2016. (Bob …

Jewish Culture

14 unnecessarily revealing movie costumes

Halle Berry

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi': The Pessimistic Box Office Prediction

We are now one month out from the domestic theatrical release of Walt Disney’s <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. Yes, I am counting Thursday night (Dec. 14) as opening night, since the film may well again score its biggest “day” via those Thursday night previews. The news that Rian Johnson has been …

Movies

Paris rated worst European city for expats due to ‘cold, unfriendly locals’—survey

Of the 51 cities ranked on InterNations Expat City Ranking 2017, Paris places dead last in the category that gauges the ease of settling into a new …

Philippines

This Model Rocker is Bringing Back the Louise Brooks Bob

Model-musician Rachel Tractenburg first began performing at the tender age of six. And as the drummer of her family’s Seattle-based trio, The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, she learned early on that for an artist, presentation and self-expression are inextricably linked. During her teenage …

Beauty

Celebrity scale: Skinny or curvy?

Entertainment

The latest news from Israel: Saudi government orders all Saudi citizens out of Lebanon immediately

<b>Iranian Military Base Confirmed In Syria</b><p>A new Iranian military base has just been confirmed in Syria, roughly forty miles from Israel’s northern border and I.D.F. missiles just shot down an unmanned Syrian drone that attempted to breach Israeli airspace.<p><b>Tensions Between Lebanon, Saudi Arabia</b> …

Middle East

Ambassador Natalie Portman on Why WE Charity Is Enabling a More "Conscientious Generation"

"We need to expose our children in an honest, non-scary way to things that are going on."<p>When I look back at my own education, I remember how my …

Lifestyle

Why gyrokinesis classes are all the rage in London this winter

The gyrokinesis machine is every dancer's secret weapon — now the capital's studios are getting in on the act, says Kate Wills

Yoga

Hollywood A-listers pay tribute to Amy Adams

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Finally, there was reason to cheer. Scandal-hit Hollywood left its woes behind over the weekend to honour Amy Adams for a …

Award Shows

Star Tracks: Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal reunite, plus Katy Perry, Angelina Jolie & more

1 of 36<p>REUNITED<p>2 of 36<p>CAN I GET A WITNESS?<p>3 of 36<p>ELVIS' TOUCH<p>4 of 36<p>NEED FOR SPEED<p>5 of 36<p>OUT AND ABOUT<p>6 of 36<p>SELFIE EXPRESSION<p>7 of 36<p>BACK AT YOU<p>8 of …

Angelina Jolie

10 Celebrity-Approved Vegan Recipes to Try Out Immediately

It’s no secret that veganism is huge in Hollywood. Considering hundreds of A-listers—from <b>Miley Cyrus</b> to <b>Beyoncé</b>—have sworn off meat for a 100-percent …

Vegan

Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo Show Rare PDA on the Red Carpet Before She Receives a Big Award

On Friday, Amy Adams was presented with the 31st American Cinematheque Award in Beverly Hills, California, and she was all smiles as she walked the …

Awards

Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco, More Selling Shoes For Charity | Pitchfork

Paul McCartney, Lorde, Mac DeMarco, and many more artists are auctioning off shoes for charity. Each pair is signed by the artist and some have additional messages or markings. The auction, run by Charity Stars, benefits the UK-based non-profit organization Small Steps Project, which provides …

Paul McCartney

7 Major Marvel Movie Characters Missing In Action

Have you seen this superhero?<p>Over nine years and 17 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has woven a complex web of interconnected stories and …

Comics

10 Incredible MCU Casting Choices (And 10 That Were TERRIBLE)

Considering Marvel’s billion dollar movie franchise, it’s hard to believe they filed bankruptcy in 1996. And even after bankruptcy, low profit …

Comics

'Daguerrotype' Film Review: Atmospheric Horror Feature Should Have Been a Short

Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa (“Pulse”) pivots from romance to ghost story without ever finding his footing<p>Each year to varying degrees of …

Entertainment

12 Leaders, Entrepreneurs and Celebrities Who Have Struggled With Imposter Syndrome

It's more common than you think.<p>It’s easy to feel like we don’t measure up or deserve some of the praise we receive for our successes, even when we’ve worked hard to achieve them. Some of the most successful people today often feel like frauds in light of their own achievements. And there’s a name …

Success

The Difference Between Being Vegan vs. Vegetarian

“What’s the difference between a vegetarian and a vegan?” If you're new to the world of plant-based diets, this is likely the first question you ask. …

Vegan

Five Famous Jews Who Deserve the 'Jewish Nobel' More Than Natalie Portman

Yesterday, the committee behind the Genesis Prize, the self-styled “Jewish Nobel,” announced that this year’s award will go to actress Natalie …

Jewish Culture

12 Natalie Portman Movies Ranked Best to Worst

Natalie Portman, who has been making movies since she was a child, has proved to be one of the best actors of our time. What makes her so amazing is …

Jewish Culture

15 Humiliating Roles MCU Actors Wish You Would Forget

The <b>Marvel Cinematic Universe</b> boasts a myriad of uber-successful franchises, an intensely devoted fanbase, and stars that shine brighter than the …

Movies