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Oscar dresses: stars on Red Carpets past

By Jennifer Lipman, February 25, 2011

The Oscars take place on Sunday and as always, it's all about the dresses. A look at what some Jewish leading ladies wore in the past.

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The rise of Aaron Sorkin

By Jennifer Lipman, February 21, 2011

Hollywood writer and creator Aaron Sorkin looks set to pick up at least one Academy Award this year for his work on The Social Network, the film about the creation of Facebook. A quick look at his career so far.

Sorkin Returns: Read more about the man himself here

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Natalie Portman: a life on film

By Jennifer Lipman, February 9, 2011

Nominated for an Oscar, the Jerusalem born actress has already scooped a Golden Globe for her turn as a deranged ballerina in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan. A look back at the career of Natalie Portman (filmed around her studies at Harvard, of course)

For more Red Carpet news, clips, galleries and more, go to the JC’s dedicated Red Carpet page

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Oscar winning actresses

By Jennifer Lipman, January 31, 2011

Jerusalem-born actress Natalie Portman could soon pick up her first Academy Award for her performance of the twisted dancer Nina Sayer in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan.

If she does, she'll be joining an impressive list of Jewish leading ladies who have gone on to Oscar glory - or at least come close.

For more Red Carpet news, clips, galleries and more, go to the JC’s dedicated Red Carpet page

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The Brit awards in history

By Jennifer Lipman, January 14, 2011

Jewish musician Mark Ronson is up for the award for Best British Male Solo Artist, while Vampire Weekend, the New-York based band with a Jewish guitarist called Ezra Koenig, could win the International Group nod.

Actresses Lea Michele and Dianna Agron could also win as part of the Glee Cast in the International Breakthrough category.

To warm you up for this year's show on 15 February, take a look back at the Jewish stars who have graced Brit awards past.

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A year in Jewish showbiz news

By Jennifer Lipman, December 21, 2010

The celebrity gossip of 2010 - in pictures.

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Nominated for a Golden Globe

By Jennifer Lipman, December 14, 2010

The Jewish stars in with a chance of winning at the 2011 ceremony.

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Trinny and Susannah in Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, December 2, 2010

Photos from the party for Trinny and Susannah hosted by British ambassador to Israel, Matthew Gould

photos: Mati Milstein

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Katie Waissel's family album

By Jennifer Lipman, November 18, 2010

She's on our screens and in our living rooms every weekend, but what did Katie Waissel look like before she was famous. Some exclusive snaps of Katie over the years.

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