Arts videos

Tony Kushner says thanks for his honorary degree

By Jennifer Lipman, September 3, 2010
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Playright Tony Kushner delivers a unique address on the occasion of receiving an honorary degree from Purchase College in May 2008.

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Esti Ginzburg stars in Joel Schumacher's 'Twelve'

By Jennifer Lipman, September 1, 2010
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Israeli soldier, model and now actress Esti Ginzburg stars in Joel Schumacher's new film Twelve alongside Emma Roberts and Chace Crawford.

Esti Ginzburg: IDF soldier, model, Bond girl?

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LCD Soundsystem performs in Tel Aviv

By Jennifer Lipman, September 1, 2010
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American artist LCD Soundsystem performs in Israel despite calls for him to boycott.

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Ricky Gervais jokes about Jews at the Emmys

By Jennifer Lipman, August 31, 2010
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British comedian Ricky Gervais takes a swipe at Mel Gibson as he presents an award at the 2010 Emmy awards.

The 1960s-set advertising drama Mad Men, created by Jewish writer Matthew Weiner, was the big winner of the night, taking the prizes for best drama and best drama series writing.

Watch a Yiddish parody of Mad Men here

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Kanye West, Rosh Hashanah style

By Jennifer Lipman, August 26, 2010
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"It's Rosh Hashanah...For ten days I'll be a do-gooder..."

A Jewish group put a new spin on the Kanye West hit Gold Digger. Teshuva, tefillah and tzeddakah are just some of the topics covered in the spoof video Soul Bigger.

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Little Fockers trailer

By Jennifer Lipman, August 25, 2010
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Watch a clip from the latest film in the Meet the Parents series, starring Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand.

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Cycling tips from comic David Schneider

By Jennifer Lipman, August 25, 2010
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Jewish comedian David Schneider is in for the ride of his life when he takes on a sponsored cycle to raise money for The Prostate Cancer Charity.

The writer and comedy actor famous for his appearances in I’m Alan Partridge, Knowing Me Knowing You and The Day Today, will undertake the 70km challenge in September. The route is the one followed by professional cyclists in The Tour of Britain.

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David Broza: Playing for Change

August 24, 2010
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Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza performs War/No More Trouble from the Playing For Change: Songs Around The World album.

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Katie Waissel auditions for X Factor

By Jennifer Lipman, August 23, 2010
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Watch the north London singer looking to become this year's answer to Stacey Solomon audition for the X Factor.

X Factor singer Katie's musical past

Read the JC's interview with Katie here

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