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February 16, 2012
Lisa Kudrow says launching a series online is better for TV networks and details fellow Friends alum David Schwimmer's future guest appearance on "Web Therapy" [Huffington Post]
Israeli-Arab violinist Nabeel Abboud-Ashkar will be presented with the John Lennon Courage Award for the Arts by Yoko Ono for his visionary project for young Arab kids [Ha'aretz]
Jerusalem winter enthusiasts, obsessed with a potential snow coming to the religious capital, will now get to share their addiction online [Ha'aretz]
Israeli singer and reality competition "Kochav Nolad" alum Chen Aharoni has been disqualified from being a potential contestant on "The Voice UK"
After nearly a two decade absence and ongoing negotiations, hard rock band Guns N' Roses will perform in Israel come July
Zelda Kaplan, a philanthropist and energetic - if geriatric -Manhattan nightlife fixture, known for her African print dresses and oversize sunglasses died after collapsing at NY Fashion Week event yesterday. She was 95. [TOT]
February 15, 2012
Non vegan, but nonetheless eager cook, Gwyneth Paltrow signs on as the new face of Austrian "Spar Veggie" innovative food brand [Austrian Times]
Israeli technology entrepreneurs get some business advice upon visit to high tech thriving region Silicon Valley [Wall Street Journal]
The Jewish deputy who arrested Mel Gibson in 2006 for drunk driving has tentatively and was unfairly suspected of leaking details of Gibson's tirade to the media, settled his lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for $50,000 [Los Angeles Times]
Despite including a diverse cast and a live in dog this season, the production of "Big Brother Israel" failed to get permission to get a cow into the house for a planned challenge [Ha'aretz]
Academy Award nominee Jonah Hill had an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction, exposing a reap in his pants on his unpolished arrival at the BAFTA red carpet this past weekend [Daily Mail]