Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame: Mel Brooks

August 30, 2011

"There are too many non-Jewish comics that are funny. They scare me because then we'll have to find another way of making a living.

"We'll go back to prizefighting. We'll be Kingfish Levinsky and Max Baer once again."


Hall of Fame: Rachel Weisz

August 15, 2011

"My favourite genre of movie - if you could call it a genre, because there's not so many of them out there - would be the ordinary woman doing the extraordinary thing.

"The David versus Goliath-style fighting, one lone woman fighting injustice."


Hall of Fame: Bar Refaeli

August 15, 2011

"Muddy but feels good!! DEAD SEA - If you haven’t been… well, sucks for you."


Hall of Fame: Robert Peston

August 8, 2011

"My family came over from Eastern Europe in the late 19th century and lived in East London. About ten years ago I stumbled on a synagogue just off Brick Lane.

"It felt like a window on my past."


Hall of Fame: Boy George

July 12, 2011

"Loving 'Strictly Kosher' especially the main mum, she's proper cute! The old guy with Nazi flag, I cried.

"Mr Aizenberg called Manchester 'paradise' it would [make] me very proud to be Mancunian. Tell him hi from Boy George and shalom! He was great on TV!"


Hall of Fame: Brett Ratner

July 12, 2011

"The Duchess and a Jewish Prince..."


Hall of Fame: Shia LaBeouf

By Jennifer Lipman, June 27, 2011

"I was scared of fish, 'cause of my upbringing, being Jewish.

"Gefilte can ruin your entire seafood life."


Hall of Fame: Petronella Wyatt

June 13, 2011

"West Dunbartonshire council says its ban is a protest against the killing of Palestinian civilians by Israel.

"I am not accusing West Dunbartonshire council of antisemitism. But its boycott is a gift to the growing pro-Arab, anti-Israel element in this country."


Hall of Fame: Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol

May 16, 2011

"In my heart I am half-Israeli. I think like an Israeli. I always try to find an opportunity to come back here."


Hall of Fame: Arnold Schwarzenegger

May 12, 2011

"I would like to wish Israel another 63 years of great joy, peace and a thriving economy.

"I've had the pleasure of being there many times and have seen it from a bodybuilding point of view, from a tourist's point of view, from an entertainer's point of view, from the governor's point of view. I'm looking forwards to going there many more times."