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 and socially, she doesn't regularly attend synagogue or observe holidays. "It's a background thing, but I'm proud to be Jewish," she added.While there isn't … [Read more...]

Natalie Portman Takes Her Son to Synagogue

Israeli-born actress Natalie Portman has been vocal about her Jewish faith, even speaking out against Dior designer John Galliano (who was fired from his post after making anti-Semitic comments) despite being the face of a Dior perfume. Now, she's showing her commitment to raising newborn son Aleph in the Jewish faith. In a rare public appearance since her son's birth, Portman was photographed attending services at Ohr HaTorah synagogue in Los Angeles. Aleph, whose name is the first letter of … [Read more...]