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THE STAR tells the story of the first Christmas through the eyes of the animals who witnessed it.

The voice cast already included Gina Rodriguez (Mary), Zachary Levi (Joseph) and Oprah Winfrey (Deborah) and Tyler Perry (Cyrus) and Tracy Morgan (Felix) as the three camels, Steven Yeun (Bo the donkey), Kelly Clarkson (Leah the horse), Aidy Bryant (Ruth the sheep), Keegan-Michael Key (Dave the dove), Kristin Chenoweth (Mouse), Anthony Anderson (Zach the goat), Gabriel Iglesias (Rufus the dog), Ving Rhames (Thaddeus the dog), national radio personality Delilah Rene (Elizabeth), Patricia Heaton (Edith the cow), Kris Kristofferson (Old Donkey), and Christopher Plummer (King Herod)

Sam’s Daughter Gives Him a Driving Lesson | Released | Oprah Winfrey Network



Sam’s on a mission to get his driver’s license so that he can stop commuting to work on a bike. In an ironic role reversal, he turns to his daughter Tanisha to give him a lesson so that he can pass his test. For more on #ReleasedOWN, visit Oprah.com

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A Laila Ali Thanksgiving Favorite: Cornbread Dressing | Home Made Simple | Oprah Winfrey Network



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A Simple Hack to Make New Wood Look Old | Home Made Simple | Oprah Winfrey Network



The rustic vibe of reclaimed wood is incredibly easy to achieve with this technique from Home Made Simple carpenter James Worsham. For more on #HOMEMADESIMPLE, visit

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Former Vice President Joe Biden on Why People Abuse Power | SuperSoul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network



Joe Biden, a two-term vice president and Delaware’s longest-serving U.S. senator, reflects on the reason people abuse power and what makes a good leader. For more on #supersoulsunday, visit

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The Spiritual Question Behind Weight Loss | The Oprah Winfrey Show | Oprah Winfrey Network



If you want to lose weight, you may need to consider a deeper spiritual question, Oprah Winfrey explains in this vintage ‘Oprah Show’ clip. For more on #oprahwinfreyshow, visit

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The Elie Wiesel Foundation For Humanity Honors Oprah Winfrey With Inaugural Elie Wiesel Legacy

Founded by Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient who died in 2016, and his wife Marion, the Foundation seeks to combat intolerance through international dialogue and youth-focused programs. 

Mrs. Marion Wiesel said, “We are honoring Oprah Winfrey with the Elie Wiesel Legacy Award not only because of her dear friendship with my husband, but for her unwavering commitment to humanity and to giving voice to the voiceless. Her dedication to education, especially through the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, mirrors Elie’s spirit of always teaching, valuing students, and believing in the power of knowledge.”

Upon receiving the award, Oprah Winfrey said about Elie Wiesel, “You knew you were in the presence of someone who had endured the unimaginable worst of times and could still give and teach the best that love has to offer.  Every day he taught, lectured and lived compassion, peace, empathy for other souls and truth.”

She added, “Elie Wiesel was a hero to me, a mentor, and a friend; and that’s not a word I use lightly, ‘friend.’ He was truly a friend.  So to have my name and my legacy linked to his in this way carries weight.”

Foundation Announces New Conferences and Professorships

Also at the event, Elisha Wiesel, the son of Elie and Marion Wiesel, announced that the Foundation will launch new conferences for young leaders in Africa and will be forming new partnerships to establish professorships bearing Elie Wiesel’s name to spread his message at universities around the country.

He also challenged the audience, asking them: “Will you stand with my father — as I believe our honoree Oprah so very much does — will you stand with him and defend his vision of hope?  Will you lend your voice to DACA children in danger of deportation, to Muslim refugees fleeing to safety, to victims of shootings pleading for gun control laws, to a planet reeling from the effects of irresponsible and unnecessary pollution?  And will you keep my father’s gentle voice in mind as you argue your point with respect, not scorn?”

Julia Roberts, Kelly Clarkson, Ralph Lauren among Evening’s Participants

Julia Roberts served as the emcee for the evening, which also included a live musical performance by Kelly Clarkson. Two alumnae of the Leadership Academy for Girls, Mpumi Nobiva and Sade Stevens, introduced Ms. Winfrey and presented her with the award.

Other speakers included Marion Wiesel, Elisha Wiesel, David Zaslav, President and CEO of Discovery Communications, Ronald Lauder, the philanthropist and President of the World Jewish Congress, and author Dov Seidman.

Event chairpersons were David and Pam Zaslav, Ralph and Ricky Lauren, Roger and Sloan Barnett, and Ira and Ingeborg Rennert.

The Foundation has honored individuals in the past including: former President of the French Republic Nicolas Sarkozy, former First Lady Laura Bush, Secretary Hillary Clinton, King Juan Carlos of Spain, President George H.W. Bush, former First Lady of France Danielle Mitterand, George Clooney and Tom Hanks.

About the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion, established the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity soon after he was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize for Peace.  The Foundation’s mission, rooted in the memory of the Holocaust, is to combat indifference, intolerance and injustice through international dialogue and youth-focused programs that promote acceptance, understanding and equality.   

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Oprah Winfrey reveals longest favorite things list ever

It’s less than two months away from Christmas, which means Oprah Winfrey’s list of favorite things is back. This year, the holiday gift list is longer than ever with 102 items. 

Ranging in price from free (downloads of her Super Soul Conversations podcast) to $2,000 (for a 55-inch TV that morphs into a painting), Winfrey’s annual list will be featured in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, including discount codes to plug into Amazon or the websites of the companies themselves.

Winfrey’s elves, the magazine’s editor-at-large Gayle King and creative director Adam Glassman, spend much of the year scouting items for the list, with Oprah herself making the final decision on what to include for everyone — men, women, pets and kids — in apparel, tech, home goods, beauty, food and other offerings.

“What Oprah always challenges us to do is to find some new brands, some indie brands, mom-and-pop kind of brands. We always have a fabulous mix of tried and true, and big people, but we also like to infiltrate new brands and also brands made in the USA,” Glassman told The Associated Press in a recent interview.

Items on the list are available at Amazon.com/Oprah. A look at a few of Oprah’s favorite things for 2017:

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GRATITUDE GLASS JAR: These handblown jars on a pedestal base have wooden lids and come with 365 bronze-foil adorned cards for families to log the things they truly appreciate. $45.

LOUVELLE SHOWER TURBAN: Made of quick-dry fabric with a waterproof lining, these turban-style shower caps come in fun patterns and colors to make that blowout last. Oh, and there’s an adjustable knot for just the right fit. $40.

EMI JAY SMOOSH SHIRTS AND PANTS: If she could, Oprah would live in these ultra-soft but slightly structured sweat pants and shirts that come in light pink, gray and black, with an adjustable tie at the loose turtleneck. Shirts, $136. Pants, $132.

HONEY CAN DO HERB PRESERVER: Oprah grows a lot of her own herbs but often has the same problem as the rest of us: They quickly go yucky. Add a little water at the bottom of this glass jar, seal and keep herbs fresh for up to two weeks. $20.

SMART NORA SNORE SOLUTION: Give the gift of a snore solution that doesn’t involve mouth guards, nose strips or straps. It DOES involve a little Bluetooth-enabled, egg-shaped device that sits on a nightstand and is triggered by the snore. It then gently and slowly pumps up an inflatable pillow insert tucked into a pillowcase to shift the culprit’s sleeping position and lessen the noise. $299.

EMU AUSTRALIA MAYBERRY SHEEPSKIN SLIPPERS: With a sturdy lug sole, these fuzzy slides come in bright pink, blue and orange. Oprah was a bit skeptical at first, Glassman said. “She said, really? I think my, like, Aunt Estelle used to wear those.” They’re not unlike furry footwear found on runways and in the streets of New York and Paris, he noted. $60.

FIVE POUNDS OF FRESH BLUEBERRIES: Wild blueberries frozen and shipped in a cardboard box within 24 hours of harvest from Josh Pond Farm in Whiting, Maine, near the northeast coast. Little secret: The farm is owned by TV exec Lorne Michaels, Glassman said. $50.

KATZ’S DELI DINNER FOR FOUR: The famed New York City deli will ship matzo ball soup, pastrami, corned beef, mustard, rye bread, knishes, pickles and chocolate or cinnamon babka to your chosen people. “I grew up going to Katz’s. My parents grew up on the Lower East Side,” Glassman said. “Nobody makes pastrami better.” $125.

MODEL BAKERY ENGLISH MUFFINS: Due to Oprah’s obsession with these muffins, they’re back for a second year, Glassman said. She even travels with them and brought a batch to the set of “A Wrinkle in Time” in New Zealand for cast and crew to enjoy. The artisanal darlings from this small Napa bakery come in a set with six original and six spelt. $35.

CASA DRAGONES JOVEN SIPPING TEQUILA: Oprah likes her tequila. This bottle for sipping is made by a woman-owned, small-batch distillery in Mexico and is her go-to. It’s a blend of silver and extra-aged tequila. The sipping bottle is pricy at $285. Oprah’s also offering a tequila blanco at $75 for mixing into cocktails.

YELLOW LEAF HAMMOCKS: Oprah once bought a house because it had a hammock hanging in the yard, Glassman said. These classic doubles are made in Thailand by artisan weavers. “When she stopped doing the daily talk show everyone was like, what are you gonna do and she goes I’m just gonna be laying in my hammock reading a book,” Glassman said. “That lasted about two days.” $199.

THE ECHO SHOW: Alexa has gone video. There’s a built-in screen to show content of all kinds, even your own security cameras. Ask her to pull up photos and shopping lists. $230.

NYC A-List Honors Elie Wiesel, Oprah Winfrey at Legacy Awards Gala

Kelly Clarkson, Oprah Winfrey and Julia Roberts. Discovery Communications, LLC

Last night Oprah Winfrey delivered a moving tribute to Elie Wiesel and victims of the Holocaust.

At the J.P. Morgan Library in Midtown Manhattan, the Elie Weisel Foundation for Humanity held its first ever Legacy Award Gala, 18 months after the passing of the Nobel Peace Laureate. One of the organization’s greatest achievements is the Beit Tziporah schools for Ethiopian-Israeli children in Israel, now run jointly with WIZO. As her son Elisha pointed out, Marion Wiesel—Elie’s wife and partner in all of these incredible projects—moved to the United States in the 1950s and immediately joined the NAACP, even campaigning for civil rights in the American south. “She wanted to make sure,” Elisha said, “that none of these children ever experience the discrimination that she’d witnessed in the United States.”

With the Foundation so dearly committed to education and equality, it seemed most fitting that the first-ever legacy award in its founder’s name be awarded to Oprah Winfrey.

Oprah has dedicated her life toward helping children across the world gain access to the highest levels of education, most famously with her Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. Equally remarkable is how much Oprah has done to highlight the plight of the Jewish people in the Holocaust. At an event honoring the legacy of the man who became the living face of the six million martyrs of the Holocaust, Oprah had proven herself to be particularly deserving.

The tribute dinner drew an impressive cast of leaders from religious, cultural, political and business spheres. Speaking warmly and graciously, Julia Roberts served as the event’s Master of Ceremonies. David Zaslav, CEO of Discovery Communications, who was instrumental in organizing the evening, spoke movingly of Elie Wiesel and his own relatives who had been murdered in the Warsaw Ghetto. Kelly Clarkson closed the evening with a momentous performance, beginning with Lee Ann Womack’s “I Hope You Dance”—the song, she admitted, that came up when she googled “Oprah’s favorite song.” Other participants included Ralph Lauren, Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and Katie Couric.

The night’s most moving moments were the two keynote addresses.

Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, David Zaslav, Marion Wiesel, Ralph Lauren and Ricky Ann Low-Beer were among the evening’s guests. Arielle Geller

The first came from Elie’s son and ultimate legacy, Elisha Wiesel. He began with the story of Rabbi Yitzchak Berkow, one of the great Hasidic masters of old. Following his passing, his friend had allegedly gone to heaven to find him in the celestial sphere. He searched through all of the palaces of the righteous men, yet failed to find him. Finally, the angels told him that he must cross the dark forest at the edge of heaven. Crossing the forbidden terrain, he came upon an ocean, with waves crashing and screaming in a painful, chaotic chorus. There, on the shore, stood the great Rabbi Yitzchak Berkow. “This is the ocean of tears cried by Jews throughout the centuries,” Rabbi Yitzchak told his puzzled friend. “I’ve told God that I will not depart this shore until he dries the tears of our people.” Cutting into the core of his audience, Elisha told us that though his father was gone, he knew he was up in heaven “looking at G-d and daring Him to make his next step.”

“But even as he negotiates with G-d on our behalf,” Elisha said, “we face all manners of wickedness around us. Holocaust denial in Iran. Thirteen countries in the EU still closing their borders to refugees. A Jewish father and his two children killed while eating their Sabbath meal. Not even eighteen months have gone by since my father’s passing, and our world has already moved closer to the edge.”

Still, Elisha reminded us, though his father showed us a mirror of absolute darkness, his was a message of absolute hope.

Elisha impressed that it was incumbent of the audience to continue his father’s legacy. “Will you stand with my mother and demand truth? Will you also call out the endless Israel bashing—which amounts to anti-Semitism—that is tolerated in the chorus of the progressive left? Will you demand an end to the calls for the annihilation of Israel and make it clear, finally, that the Jews will not be killed again!”

“The story,” he said, “is yours. The question is: what will you do with it.”

Following his forceful and inspiring address, Oprah delivered her own speech of unforgettable eloquence.

Having accepted the first-ever Elie Wiesel Legacy Award, Oprah recounted how deep and meaningful an impact Elie Wiesel had made on her.

She said that Elie Wiesel was a hero. But, more than a hero, he was a mentor and a friend. These were terms, Oprah said, that she never used lightly. Receiving this award, she expressed, made her feel as though the universe itself was winking at her, encouraging her in the way Wiesel had always done. “You knew you were in the presence of someone who had endured the unimaginable worst of times and could still give and teach the best that love has to offer. Every day he taught, lectured and lived compassion, peace, empathy for other souls and truth.”

Oprah then said something that made the audience shudder. In haunting and unforgettable words she said, “As I walked through Auschwitz with Elie Wiesel, I felt the sorrowful, still eyes of the wise, weary consciousness of Being Itself on me. Meaning the collective Spirit of all life, all human beings, walking beside me, step by step. It was holy, being there with him. One of the holiest moments I’ve ever experienced.”

Arguably the most influential woman in America just said that walking among the dead Jewish spirits of the holocaust, with the living face of the six million themselves, was one of the holiest of her life.

Oprah spoke of how Elie Wiesel had pointed out to her that Auschwitz was a factory of death. Campbell’s made soup. Microsoft made computers. In Auschwitz they made death.

She added that Elie had a way of consecrating, enchanting a common moment into something more multi-dimensional, a moment more aware of itself and what it meant.

She went on to recall the exquisite gentleness and quietness of Elie Wiesel’s voice. His was a voice, she said, which carried truth. So much truth that it had to become quiet. It had to become still to carry such a tremendous burden, and to get humanity to listen.

How, she asked, had such a quiet, gentle voice survived Auschwitz? Hitler and the Nazis had tried everything to silence his voice along with those so many others. But they had failed. Why? Because Elie Wiesel’s voice was one that spoke truth. “There is such a thing as truth, and it is indestructible… and it will prevail.”

The Nazis, who were pure evil, had to set out to silence the voice of the entire Jewish people. But voices like Elie Wiesel not only survive but go on to defend the voices of millions who follow.

The light of truth, Oprah concluded cannot be extinguished forever. Nor can it be dimmed by chaos and confusion.

The truth, she concluded, would endure forever, just like the legacy of Elie Wiesel

And David Zaslav revealed that in a conversation with Oprah years earlier he had asked who, among her hundreds, perhaps thousands of interviews, was the most memorable. She thought for a moment and then said, “Elie Wiesel.”

The great truth that the holocaust’s most famous survivor embodied beckon us still: to fight genocide, stand up for human rights, and argue with God in the face of tragedy and pain.

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach is the international best-selling author of 31 books, most recently The Israel Warrior. The winner of the London Times Preacher of the Year Award, he has been called by Newsweek “the most famous Rabbi in America” and named by the Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world. Follow him on Twitter @RabbiShmuley.

New York A-List Honors Elie Wiesel, Oprah Winfrey at First-Ever Legacy Awards Gala

Oprah Winfrey’s favorite things list is here

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Published 9:39 a.m. ET Nov. 2, 2017 | Updated 9:17 p.m. ET Nov. 2, 2017

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Nothing screams holiday season quite like Oprah’s annual Favorite Things list.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s back with her longest holiday gift list ever at 102 of her favorite things.

Ranging in price from free (downloads of her Super Soul Conversations podcast) to $2,000 (for a 55-inch TV that morphs into a painting), Winfrey’s annual list will be featured in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, including discount codes to plug into Amazon or the websites of the companies themselves.

Winfrey’s elves, the magazine’s editor-at-large Gayle King and creative director Adam Glassman, spend much of the year scouting items for the list, with Oprah herself making the final decision on what to include for everyone — men, women, pets and kids — in apparel, tech, home goods, beauty, food and other offerings.

“What Oprah always challenges us to do is to find some new brands, some indie brands, mom-and-pop kind of brands. We always have a fabulous mix of tried and true, and big people, but we also like to infiltrate new brands and also brands made in the USA,” Glassman told The Associated Press in a recent interview.

Starting Thursday, items on the list are available at Amazon.com/Oprah. A look at a few of Oprah’s favorite things for 2017:

GRATITUDE GLASS JAR: These handblown jars on a pedestal base have wooden lids and come with 365 bronze-foil adorned cards for families to log the things they truly appreciate. $45.

LOUVELLE SHOWER TURBAN: Made of quick-dry fabric with a waterproof lining, these turban-style shower caps come in fun patterns and colors to make that blowout last. Oh, and there’s an adjustable knot for just the right fit. $40.

EMI JAY SMOOSH SHIRTS AND PANTS: If she could, Oprah would live in these ultra-soft but slightly structured sweat pants and shirts that come in light pink, gray and black, with an adjustable tie at the loose turtleneck. Shirts, $136. Pants, $132.

HONEY CAN DO HERB PRESERVER: Oprah grows a lot of her own herbs but often has the same problem as the rest of us: They quickly go yucky. Add a little water at the bottom of this glass jar, seal and keep herbs fresh for up to two weeks. $20.

SMART NORA SNORE SOLUTION: Give the gift of a snore solution that doesn’t involve mouth guards, nose strips or straps. It DOES involve a little Bluetooth-enabled, egg-shaped device that sits on a nightstand and is triggered by the snore. It then gently and slowly pumps up an inflatable pillow insert tucked into a pillowcase to shift the culprit’s sleeping position and lessen the noise. $299.

EMU AUSTRALIA MAYBERRY SHEEPSKIN SLIPPERS: With a sturdy lug sole, these fuzzy slides come in bright pink, blue and orange. Oprah was a bit skeptical at first, Glassman said. “She said, really? I think my, like, Aunt Estelle used to wear those.” They’re not unlike furry footwear found on runways and in the streets of New York and Paris, he noted. $60.

FIVE POUNDS OF FRESH BLUEBERRIES: Wild blueberries frozen and shipped in a cardboard box within 24 hours of harvest from Josh Pond Farm in Whiting, Maine, near the northeast coast. Little secret: The farm is owned by TV exec Lorne Michaels, Glassman said. $50.

KATZ’S DELI DINNER FOR FOUR: The famed New York City deli will ship matzo ball soup, pastrami, corned beef, mustard, rye bread, knishes, pickles and chocolate or cinnamon babka to your chosen people. “I grew up going to Katz’s. My parents grew up on the Lower East Side,” Glassman said. “Nobody makes pastrami better.” $125.

MODEL BAKERY ENGLISH MUFFINS: Due to Oprah’s obsession with these muffins, they’re back for a second year, Glassman said. She even travels with them and brought a batch to the set of “A Wrinkle in Time” in New Zealand for cast and crew to enjoy. The artisanal darlings from this small Napa bakery come in a set with six original and six spelt. $35.

CASA DRAGONES JOVEN SIPPING TEQUILA: Oprah likes her tequila. This bottle for sipping is made by a woman-owned, small-batch distillery in Mexico and is her go-to. It’s a blend of silver and extra-aged tequila. The sipping bottle is pricy at $285. Oprah’s also offering a tequila blanco at $75 for mixing into cocktails.

YELLOW LEAF HAMMOCKS: Oprah once bought a house because it had a hammock hanging in the yard, Glassman said. These classic doubles are made in Thailand by artisan weavers. “When she stopped doing the daily talk show everyone was like, what are you gonna do and she goes I’m just gonna be laying in my hammock reading a book,” Glassman said. “That lasted about two days.” $199.

THE ECHO SHOW: Alexa has gone video. There’s a built-in screen to show content of all kinds, from Amazon, YouTube, even your own security cameras. Ask her to pull up photos and shopping lists. $230.

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