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‘Guests starved at batmitzvah’

A COUPLE are suing a Manhattan hotel for allegedly “starving” the guests at a Ł27,000 batmitzvah party.

Nancy Held, the mother of the batmitzvah girl, claimed the food for her 150 guests at Hotel Eventi was so mishandled that the hungry adults began eating the children’s ice cream desserts.

She alleged in her lawsuit that the 700 hors d’oeuvres were never served as promised, and that the main course — a choice of steak or scallops — was served cold.

“We were starving,” said Held’s husband Marc. “We were hosting the party and we didn’t have any food to eat.”

Win or lose the lawsuit, it’s certainly food for thought.


Googled Gadot...

ISRAELI Gal Gadot was the sixth most Googled person in the world this year.

Yet the Wonder Woman star didn’t feature in the top 10 most searched-for new stories in Israel.

Top of that list was Amir Fryszer Guttman, the Hi-Five singer who drowned in July at age 41 while saving his young niece.

While Israelis might not be googling Gadot that much, they are into Wonder Woman. In Israel it was the second most searched-for movie after The Fast and the Furious 8 (Gadot had starred in earlier films in the franchise).

Justice League, which also starred Gadot, came in at number eight, while the controversial Shmuel Maoz film Foxtrot was 10th.

And to show Israelis have much in common with the rest of the world, the number one ‘how to’ Googled by countrymen was “how to make slime”.


Adult celebrations

THE miracle of Chanucah is being celebrated online by adult website Pornhub.

The site has launched an advert — which shows a couple lighting the menorah to the sound of a heavy metal Hava Nagila — offering free access to its HD streaming service for the eight nights of Chanucah.

And it also redesigned its logo to incorporate a dreidel and menorah (pictured above)!

“We already produced Christmas ads in both 2015 and 2016 so when we realised that no one had created an international ad for Chanucah in more than 20 years, we thought we’d fill that void and bring some ‘oy! to the world’ by doing something special for the festival of lights,” said Pornhub vice president Corey Price.

Obviously we don’t recommend any readers visit the site.

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