"...there has always been a certain amount of giddy excitement when a star, from Marilyn Monroe to Sammy Davis Jr., converts to the Jewish faith." So Judaism discourages conversions, but if the convert is someone famous, that is fine. The schlepps do not need to apply. How shallow.
5 tourists rescued from Hebron after being hit by firebomb; 2 hurt (Haaretz)
from the article: Remembering Elizabeth Taylor, Jewish by choice