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Portman’s Commencement Speech Is Very Real, Very Harvard

‘Jewish mother that I am’ cites A.B. Yehoshua and Menachem Begin

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Natalie Portman Hits Her Stride

What the most visibly Jewish actress of her generation can teach us about being ourselves—and handling tough questions about Israel

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Natalie Portman Flees Wedding in New Dior Ad

The wedding planner must have forgotten to order the chuppah

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Stop Sending Natalie Portman Crazy Emails About Gaza

‘How did I get on this list? Also Ryan Seacrest?’

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Benjamin Millepied Puts on a Show in Paris

Natalie Portman’s husband warms up before taking over the Paris Opera Ballet

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This Fashion Week, Dress Modestly While Staying Stylish

Hadar Magazine’s fashion editor talks maxi skirts, Natalie Portman, and more

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Natalie Portman Gives To Syrian Refugees

Donates money and winter clothes to aid Syrian children displaced by civil war

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Natalie Portman’s Husband Converting to Judaism

French dancer Benjamin Millepied says he feels very connected to Israel

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Daybreak: Filner Charged; French Bible Edited

Plus Natalie Portman beats ScarJo for Jewish roles, and more in the news

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Natalie Portman Star Struck at Shul

Gets nervous when she sees Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey at temple in LA

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Amos Oz, 74 Years Old and a National Treasure, Still Dreams of Life on the Kibbutz

In a wide-ranging conversation, Israel’s greatest novelist talks about working the land, making art, and Natalie Portman

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Daybreak: Obama Exits Stage East

Plus two tourists, including an Israeli, are kidnapped in Sinai

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A Jewish Way To Fight the Flu

Printable Larry David and Woody Allen flu masks

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Daybreak: Final Israeli Election Numbers Set

Plus Chuck Hagel scores endorsements from the pro-Israel community

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Intermarried A-Listers and Us

Anne Hathaway’s and other celebrity weddings suggest that in America Jewishness has become aspirational

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Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson at DNC

Will the two Jewish Hollywood stars outshine RNC highlight Clint Eastwood?

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Daybreak: IDF Cleared in Rachel Corrie Trial

Plus the plot against the President and the ‘Zionist Occupied Government’

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Daybreak: Palestinian Pres. Denies Jewish Jerusalem

Plus Natalie Portman to go nearly nude for charity

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A Note on the Term ‘Frogs’ From Ben Schott

And an apology from The Scroll

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Natalie Portman Weds Dancing Frog

Jewish men ages 25-34 to mourn

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Antique Politik

In choosing vintage Dior for her Oscars dress, Natalie Portman became an icon of fashion diplomacy—by maintaining both her ethics and her endorsement deal

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Sundown: Shelly Opens His Pockets Again

Plus Rotem wants Arab judge sacked, Romney at AIPAC, and more

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Sundown: Jeremy Lin Considered Tel Aviv

Plus, sardines are kosher, Mayim Bialik is quirky, and more

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Sundown: N.J. Rabbi Faces Five Years in Prison

Plus, Portman to make vegan documentary, Kunis does Dior, and more

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Sundown: Iceland To Recognize Palestinian State

Plus, election day in Egypt, El Al ‘ambassadors,’ and more

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Aleph Your Punch Lines

Comment of the Week

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America’s Next Teenage Jewish Fashionista

First Tavi. Now Bebe. Who’s next?