She also portrayed a Bosnian woman in a blind date with OJ Simpson, and kissed SNL cast member Kate McKinnon while appearing as Wonder Woman.
It is the first time the Israeli actress who starred as Wonder Woman will host the long-running comedy sketch show.
The actress, who portrays an Orthodox woman in "Disobedience," visited a kosher grocery store and attended a Shabbat dinner in Los Angeles, but local Jews quickly caught on.
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Jewish actress Natalie Portman had been attached to play the role for at least four years but eventually dropped out.
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With another $5 million at the box office, the film will pass “The Hunger Games,” “Captain America: Civil War” and “Iron Man 3” in earnings.
Joel and singer Patty Smyth also sang her hit song "Goodbye to You" as photos of fired White House staffers flashed on a screen.
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