They say that Justin Bieber says the Shema, the Jewish prayer about the singularity of God, before every performance. That’s beautiful. But it would be even more so if he internalized the words. Read More
How is that Israel is attacked and vilified nearly every day, and increasingly from Hollywood stars, without Jews having recruited a single high-profile celebrity to galvanize Hollywood’s biggest names—especially Jews—to stand with Israel. Read More
On November 18, Montblanc Presented The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway Benefitting Urban Arts Partnership.
“I think we really lucked out,” Griffin Dunne told Shindigger at the bash following performances at this year’s event.
“I got to play an animal that, pretty much, I’ve only had contempt for,” he laughed about his role as a snooty cat in Read More
MSNBC host Martin Bashir recently apologized for one of the most offensive remarks ever uttered on an American TV news program, insinuating that Sarah Palin, “America’s resident dunce,” and “world-class idiot,” be defecated and urinated on.
What does a $65-a-day juice habit buy you? As a consumer, you might not come away with much more than hunger pangs and the ability to fit into your old high school clothes if you keep it up for long enough. If you’re juice purveyor Erica Huss, co-founder of Blueprint Cleanse, on the other hand, it buys quite a bit: a $2.25 million waterfront condo in Brooklyn Heights, to be exact.
The Jehovah’s Witnesses may be gone, but the suspension-of-disbelief remains: Ms. Huss just picked up a massive two-bedroom-plus-den at One Brooklyn Bridge Park, according to city records.
Fashion Week Observed
“One thing about smart cars, there’s no room for error,” Rabbi Shmuley Boteach said as he piloted his 99-inch-long convertible along 10th Avenue. “I’m a little person, I like little things,” he said cheerily.
Mr. Boteach took directions from a GPS system as we zipped across Manhattan to the Lincoln Tunnel last week. Our window was at bumper level with the surrounding traffic as the rabbi made the sharp turns and tight maneuvers required for escaping Midtown. Wearing a Bluetooth headset and juggling a pair of cell phones to maximize his multitasking, Mr. Boteach said he often takes calls on the move. When he’s not driving, he opts for a much larger headset that offers better reception.
“It’s military grade,” Mr. Boteach tells us. “It’s like a landline.”
Always a busy man, the rabbi balances his career as a widely published author and Oprah-approved spiritual guru with a family of nine children and the daily demands of religious worship.
Now he’s running for Congress.
It’s a charmed life for Byrdie Bell… the beautiful model/actor jets between chic destinations— frequenting modish art parties and cosmopolitan hotspots.
You might catch her sipping a cocktail during Miami Art Basel or front row at Charlotte Ronson, but the girl works too! Miss Bell has been featured in several, well-received independent Read More
The director of Michael Jackson’s 1980s touchstone “Beat It” video has sold his West Village condo for $7.35 million. Bob Giraldi, who also directed the infamous Pepsi commercial in which MJ’s hair caught fire, has since moved on to different things, co-founding online mag StarChefs.com with co-producer and co-signer on the Perry Street deed, Patti Greaney.
Today Vogue Paris announced fashion director Emmanuelle Alt will succeed Carine Roitfeld’s as editor in chief, reports the Huffington Post.
Naturally, Alt’s a very stylish lady. And like many stylish ladies who are photographed all the time, Alt has a signature pose.
Where it gets weird is that her pose–standing straight, Read More
Do you remember where you were when you heard that Michael Jackson died?
That’s a retro question nowadays-the kind of thing that is earnestly said about John Lennon or Elvis Presley. For this generation, obviously, the answer is: You were at your computer and read it on TMZ. It’s hard to believe that a Read More