This Picture from Mauricio Umansky’s Bar Mitzvah Is My Everything

Mauricio Umansky, real estate agent to the stars and husband of Kyle Richards, is one of my favorite Real Housewives husbands. And this photo, of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star at his bar mitzvah in his native Mexico City, is entertaining beyond words. Can’t you just hear him saying “And today I am [Read More...]

Drew Barrymore Is Removing Her Tattoos In the Name of Judaism

Rumors continue to abound that Drew Barrymore is converting to Judaism for her husband Will Kopelman. Her next step is getting her tattoos removed. Though there isn’t a specific law about not getting tattoos, there is a verse in Leviticus that says “You shall not make gashes in your flesh for the dead, or incise [Read More...]

Hasidic Jews Are Not Happy About ‘Spider-Man’ Filming During Passover

Local leaders in the heavily Hasidic Jewish neighborhood of south Williamsburg, Brooklyn (full disclosure: I lived there until about two months ago) are not happy about The Amazing Spider-Man 2 filming in their ‘hood. But they’re not complaining about the movie or its stars. Their problem is that the shoot, which would involve closing off [Read More...]


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