Star Wars

Carrie Fisher, Princess Leia of ‘Star Wars’ fame, dies at 60

Carrie Fisher, Princess Leia of ‘Star Wars’ fame, dies at 60

Actress best known for iconic role of Princess Leia in Star Wars passes away following massive heart attack.JTA, 12/27/2016, 10:09 PM
Alden Ehrenreich tapped as Han Solo

Alden Ehrenreich tapped as Han Solo

Jewish actor Alden Ehrenreich to play young Han Solo for a "Star Wars" prequel.JTA, 7/18/2016, 5:32 AM
Why scientists are fighting about Yiddish

Why scientists are fighting about Yiddish

Science has finally provided evidence that Yoda is a Jew — or at least he speaks like one.Cnaan Liphshiz, 5/26/2016, 1:01 AM
Four Jews in running to play Han Solo in spin-off

Four Jews in running to play Han Solo in spin-off

Four up-and-coming Jewish actors make short list to play Star Wars role immortalized by Harrison Ford.Cynthia Blank, 1/13/2016, 8:54 PM
Star Wars VII takes Israel by Stormtroopers!

Star Wars VII takes Israel by Stormtroopers!

Fans from around Israel loved Star Wars The Force Awakens. And don't worry, no spoilers were revealed in the writing of this article.Raphael Poch, 12/17/2015, 7:45 AM
New Star Wars film premiers, fans call a classic

New Star Wars film premiers, fans call a classic

Rekindling the glory? Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in LA to rave review on Twitter and prospects of box office records.Ari Yashar, 12/15/2015, 9:14 PM
US Army Developing 'Star Wars Hoverbikes'

US Army Developing 'Star Wars Hoverbikes'

When will they bring in the light sabers? Engineers begin R&D on hoverbikes similar to those used in the sci-fi classic.Ari Yashar, 6/24/2015, 8:55 AM