Hollywood Star Sean Penn Shines in 'Kosher Sex’ Rabbi Shmuley’s Over-the-top Gala

From flap to faux pas: New Jersey’s Chris Christie tries to placate fundraiser host Sheldon Adelson for having said 'occupied territories,' but forgets Israel altogether.

In the end, the part of the evening that that had been scorned the most was the one that confounded the cynics: When Jacob Ostreicher poignantly thanked Sean Penn for saving him from a Bolivian jail, when Penn responded with an eloquent homage to a dialogue between political opponents and when the well-heeled New York audience of mostly right-wing Jews gave an enthusiastic standing ovation to the decidedly...