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Hall of Fame: Brett Ratner

July 12, 2011

"The Duchess and a Jewish Prince..."

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Sgt Scott Moore asks Mila Kunis on a date

By Jennifer Lipman, July 11, 2011
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A soldier serving in Afghanistan recorded a video plea to actress Mila Kunis

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Mila Kunis to go on date with YouTube suitor

By Jennifer Lipman, July 11, 2011

The Golden Globe-nominated actress Mila Kunis has agreed to accompany an American soldier to a ball after he posted a video plea for a date with her on YouTube.

The Jewish star, who was born in the Soviet Union and moved to the US after the fall of Communism, has said she will attend a Marine Corps ball in November with Sgt Scott Moore.

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John Galliano tipped for Topshop collection

By Jennifer Lipman, July 8, 2011

The disgraced former Dior designer John Galliano could be joining forces with Jewish businessman Sir Philip Green.

According to Vogue UK, the pair discussed the possibility of collaborating for Sir Philips' Topshop brand while at Kate Moss' wedding last week.

The supermodel tied the knot wearing a dress designed by Mr Galliano.

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Gwyneth Paltrow raising Apple and Moses as Jewish

By Robyn Rosen, July 7, 2011

Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed she is raising her children as Jewish.

Ms Paltrow, whose late father was Jewish film producer Bruce Paltrow, appeared at the Young CST's summer cocktail party in the Jalouse nightclub in central London this week where she spoke to an audience of 100.

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Kate Moss wearing Galliano dress for wedding

By Jennifer Lipman, July 1, 2011

Kate Moss has chosen to wear a dress by disgraced designer John Galliano for her wedding today, Grazia magazine confirmed.

The supermodel, who is marrying Kills guitarist Jamie Hince at a three day extravaganza in Gloucestershire, named the former Dior couturier as her choice of designer just before he was arrested over antisemitic rants in a Paris café.

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On this day: Mel Brooks is born

By Deborah Weitzmann, June 28, 2011

Hollywood legend Mel Brooks was born Melvin Kaminsky to a Russian Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York.

One of the biggest Jewish stars to date, Brooks is a member of the short list of entertainers who have the distinction of having Academy Awards and Emmys to their names.

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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."

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Rachel Weisz marries Daniel Craig in New York

By Jennifer Lipman, June 27, 2011

Actress Rachel Weisz has married the Bond star Daniel Craig.

The couple tied the knot in a secret ceremony in New York.

Ms Craig's son with her former partner, director Darren Aronofsky, was one of only four guests present.

Last week it was announced that the Oscar-winning actress had joined the cast of the forthcoming star-studded film adaptation of The Wizard of Oz.

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Aaron Sorkin to write Chateau Marmont series

By Jennifer Lipman, June 24, 2011

West Wing writer Aaron Sorkin is to create a television series for the HBO network about Hollywood's infamous Chateau Marmont.

Mr Sorkin, who won an Academy Award for The Social Network, is to adapt a book on the establishment written by its former co-owner.

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