Kat Dennings is ‘A Billion Percent Jewish’

Kat Dennings, who first hit big as Michael Cera‘s love interest in Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist and now stars in breakout sitcom 2 Broke Girls, is representing Judaism in her life and career. In 2008, she told the Jewish Journal that she considers herself “a billion percent Jewish.” Though she identifies with Judaism culturally [Read More...]

Shalom Auslander and Ira Glass Discuss the Holocaust in Book Trailer

Shalom Auslander has never shied from controversial topics. His book Foreskin’s Lament was a humorous look at the Jewish ritual of circumcision, and his new book Hope: A Tragedy covers sadly familiar territory: the Holocaust. Here’s a description: The rural town of Stockton, New York, is famous for nothing: No one was born there, no [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...]