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Entertainment

  • Carol Channing, the original star of ‘Hello Dolly!,’ dies at 97

    By jwadmin on January 18, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Actress Carol Channing, who originated the starring role in “Hello Dolly!” on Broadway and won a Tony Award for her portrayal of the boisterous widow, has died. She was 97. Channing was the daughter of a Jewish mother and a Christian father and identified as “part Jewish.” At 16, she learned that her father […]
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  • Golden Globes 2019:  A few Jewish moments

    By jwadmin on January 11, 2019
    BY MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – From Michael Douglas’ Yiddish exclamation to more success for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” to Regina King’s Hebrew-letter tattoo, the 2019 Golden Globes had its fair share of Jewish moments. Rachel Brosnahan is not Jewish, but she does a convincing job playing a very Jewish woman in “Mrs. Maisel.” She won best actress in […]
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  • Amos Oz, a ‘saintly intellectual’ who turned Israel’s national reality into literature

    By jwadmin on January 2, 2019
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Amos Oz would often speak in the kind of tossed-off epigrams that come only with a lot of practice. But just when you wanted to smack him for his breezy erudition, he would redeem himself with a flash of spot-on — and hilarious — self-awareness. Chronicling A Bridge Collapse In 2011, speaking at […]
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  • The story behind Frank Sinatra’s $10,000 yarmulke

    By jwadmin on January 1, 2019
    By STEPHEN SILVER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – When a huge auction was held at Sotheby’s in early December of items belonging to Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara, the item that made the most headlines was one of the smallest: a hand-knit yarmulke, owned by Frank, which was purchased for nearly $10,000 by an unknown party. But untold, until now, […]
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  • Crooner Sinatra’s kippah sells at Sothby’s

    By jwadmin on December 13, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — A hand-crocheted yarmulke that once belonged to Frank Sinatra sold at auction for nearly $10,000. The black kippah, with musical notes and “Frank” decorating its border, was auctioned off by Sotheby’s on Dec. 6 in New York City as part its sale of items belonging to the estate of the singer’s late wife, Barbara. The […]
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