‘Bachelorette’ Couple Ashley and JP Wed In Interfaith Ceremony

The Bachelor franchise just hit its third wedding. That's one couple from The Bachelor (Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney), and two from The Bachelorette: Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter, and now Ashley Hebert and JP Rosenbaum. I actually watched the entire Ashley season because I was recapping it then, and as much as I think the show can be annoying they really seemed like a good couple who were well-matched for each other. As per the show rules, Ashley and JP's wedding will be televised on ABC on … [Read more...]

Bravo’s ‘Miss Advised’ Gets Their Golems All Wrong

Bravo's reality show Miss Advised is about three women who give relationship advice for a living - a radio show host, a matchmaker, and a "columnist." They go on awkward televised dates and then see if they can take their own advice. Julia Allison, the columnist, went to see a witch in last night's episode for help making a love spell. The witch had Julia make "a golem," which was a small clay figure meant to represent herself and her relationship issues or something.So here's the thing … [Read more...]

Real Housewife Heather Dubrow Throws Herself a Naming Party

This year, The Real Housewives of Orange County added a new housewife to their mix, and she ended being my favorite this season. Heather Paige Kent is an actress and mom of four who is married to Terry Dubrow, a plastic surgeon who reality TV junkies like me will recognize from The Swan. Although they've been together for fifteen years, Heather has finally decided to take her husband's last name. She told the audience that in Jewish tradition you have a party when you name a child, so she was … [Read more...]

Real Housewife Heather Thomson Is ‘Jewish By Injection’

The Real Housewives of New York recently premiered its new season, and the show added three new cast members to try and shake things up. One of them is Aviva Drescher, who is Jewish. Another is Heather Thomson, who is (her words) "Jewish by injection." Ewwwwwwww. Thanks for sharing. Here's a clip of Heather talking about her shapewear line and not her husband's genitals and whether they make her belong to a tribe. … [Read more...]

This Is a Picture of Joe Biden Doing the Hora

Vice President Joe Biden's daughter Ashley Biden got married last weekend. She married a surgeon named Howard Krein, and they had a Catholic-Jewish ceremony that reflected both of their religious backgrounds. And that segues into the fact that we have a picture of Joe Biden doing the hora with his daughter. And it is magnificent. … [Read more...]

When Mad Men Met Manischewitz

Okay, that's it. If Mad Men keeps getting Jewy I am going to have to come up with some kind of cute name for a feature here, because I am seriously writing about the show every week.This week in Mad Men Jewiness: Roger tried to sign an account from a Jewish-owned wine company who is trying to go mainstream. That wine company would be Manischewitz, and Roger enlists the help of the two Jews he knows: his soon-to-be-ex-wife Jane (to come to the client dinner) and copywriter Michael Ginsburg … [Read more...]

Scientologist John Travolta Allegedly Said Gay Jews Run Hollywood

It's no secret that John Travolta is a longtime member of the Church of Scientology. What has been a secret - although a loudly gossiped about one - is his sexuality. Though Travolta is married to fellow Scientologist Kelly Preston, rumors have circulated since his Welcome Back Kotter days that Travolta is bisexual or gay. Now, his sexuality is about to become a more public issue. Last Friday, a male masseuse filed a suit against Travolta, saying that the actor fondled the masseuse and requested … [Read more...]