Kris Humphries Says He Doesn’t Believe in Divorce, But It Looks Like He’s Getting One

Kim Kardashian, who wed basketball player Kris Humphries in a media-frenzy wedding 72 days ago, is filing for divorce. The couple married in a traditional Christian ceremony, and Humphries is reportedly hurt that the marriage didn't work out because divorce goes against his beliefs. "I'm committed to this marriage and everything this covenant represents," he told TMZ.com.While I'm not sure exactly what denomination Humphries belongs to, I do have a few questions about his marriage to Kim in … [Read more...]

Mayim Bialik Addresses the Science/Religion Question

Mayim Bialik is a working actress, an Orthodox Jew, and a PhD in neuroscience. However, not everyone thinks it's possible to believe in G-d and be a scientist. In this video for the webseries Jew in the City, she muses on how it's possible to follow both the scientific and spiritual paths. … [Read more...]

Dolce & Gabbana Think Every Stylish Woman Should Carry a Rosary

Allure magazine recently asked Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana what ten items they think every woman should own. Some of the things were pretty obvious, like high heels, makeup, and the Mediterranean Diet. (I think that's a thing you "follow" and not a thing that you "have," but whatevs.) However, they did have one less expected item: a rosary. "It reminds us of our beloved Sicily, and of the roots and traditions that have become such an important part of our DNA. [A … [Read more...]

Axe Deodorant ‘Angel’ Ad Gets Banned for Offending Christians

A commercial for Axe deodorant has been banned in South Africa for offending Christian viewers. The campaign, called "Even Angels Will Fall," depicts angels who leave heaven because of the allure of a hot guy's Axe smell. The full ad is below: what do you think? Personally, I think the smell of Axe is pretty offensive on its own, but I don't feel the need to ban it. … [Read more...]

The ‘Sister Wives’ Family Welcomes Baby #17

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The Brown family from Sister Wives has just added another child to their brood as fourth wife Robyn gave birth to baby Solomon on Wednesday. Solomon is Robyn's first child with Kody, and she has three children from a previous marriage who were absorbed into the Brown family. (The kids call Kody "Dad" but still see their father and have his last name, which totally isn't awkward for them at all.) Solomon seems like a good name for the baby, since Robyn has been accused of dividing up the Brown … [Read more...]

Oprah Winfrey Doing a Special About Orthodox Jewish Families

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Oprah Winfrey recently paid a visit to two Orthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn.  According to Chabad.org, the blog for the Lubavitch sect of Orthodox Jews, Oprah took part in a ritual meal (I'm going to guess a Shabbat dinner?), interviewed women from the community, and toured a mikveh (although she didn't actually get in one, which could be her own ish about not wanting to be naked or Lubavitch ish about not wanting a non-Jew getting in their ritual bath). The visits will be part of an … [Read more...]

Rumor Mill: Is Paul McCartney Converting to Judaism?

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According to the National Enquirer (roll your eyes all you want, but they were totally right about John Edwards), Paul McCartney has told friends that he is planning to convert to Judaism at the behest of his new bride, Nancy Shevell. Nancy is a New York socialite and the cousin of Barbara Walters, and unlike previous wife Heather Mills she has the approval of McCartney's children - daughter Stella designed Nancy's wedding dress.While I looooove the idea of having a Jewish Beatle, here are … [Read more...]


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