Celebrity

Bar Paly Israel sends another gorgeous Bar to Hollywood

In her breakthrough role, Bar Paly plays the femme fatale in ‘Pain and Gain,’ which also stars Mark Wahlberg. Dizengoff Square in the heart of Tel Aviv received a heaping dose of Hollywood glam when a wide red carpet was put down and posters featuring the sweating muscles of Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson were […]

August 11, 2013
Leonard Cohen Leonard Cohen’s surprise Kiddush

Jewish Canadian singer joins Israeli ambassador in Croatia for Shabbat eve celebration, lauds Israel culture week held in Istria peninsula The Israeli Embassy in Croatia could not think of a more festive opening for its Israel Summer Magic events – A week of Israel Cultural events launched last weekend at the Istria peninsula. Jewish American […]

August 9, 2013
Stoudimire Stoudemire seeking Israeli citizenship

Amar’e Stoudemire, the New York Knicks star who claims Hebrew roots and is currently touring Israel, is seeking Israeli citizenship. Stoudemire’s agent, Happy Walters, told New York magazine that the Knicks’ power forward is in the process of becoming an Israeli. “He’s getting citizenship,” Walters said. ”He applied, and he’s there now.” Stoudemire went to Israel […]

August 2, 2013
Peres reflects on past, challenges present in debut Kindle Singles interview (archives)  Photo: Gil Yohanan Amazon’s new star: Shimon Peres

Online retail giant launches series of interviews with leading world figures, which will be sold on Kindle Store. Israeli president chosen as first interviewee President Shimon Peres is the first person to star in a new series of personal interviews being launched in recent days by online retail giant Amazon. Amazon, which operates the world’s […]

August 1, 2013
Health expert Mehmet Oz. Photo: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard VIDEO: ‘Dr. Oz’ and Rabbi Boteach arrive in Israel

“America’s doctor” and “America’s rabbi” first met as colleagues during their time together as radio hosts on Oprah and Friends. Both Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of the wildly popular The Dr. Oz Show and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach arrived in Israel from the US on Sunday together with their families, for a week-long visit. Boteach, dubbed […]

July 31, 2013
Moran Atias Israeli actress Moran Atias cast in FX’s ‘Tyrant’ pilot

Israeli actress lands leading role in high-profile series being developed by ‘Homeland’ creators, which will be filmed in Morocco Israeli actress Moran Atias has been cast in the pilot of high-profile drama “Tyrant,” which is being developed by “Homeland” creators Howard Gordon and Israeli director and scriptwriter Gideon Raff for American cable and satellite channel […]

July 31, 2013