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Ms. Behar’s nightly program on cable channel HLN ended in December. Current TV announced Monday that her new talk show will begin in September and will air at 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Next week, she will guest anchor former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s show while he is on vacation.

Ms. Behar remains on “The View,” the daytime ABC show where she has been a fixture since its debut 15 years ago.

The left-leaning Current cable network is co-founded by Al Gore. It has introduced a slate of several talk shows both in prime time and the morning in the past year.

Arquette has bar mitzvah during visit to Israel

David Arquette got more than he bargained for during his first trip to Israel.

The actor visited the country to shoot a segment for his travel show and ended up having a bar mitzvah ceremony, too.

The 40-year-old Mr. Arquette completed the Jewish rite of passage Monday in Jerusalem at the Western Wall, the holiest place for Jews to pray.

Mr. Arquette, the ex-husband of former “Friends” star Courteney Cox, is the youngest of the five acting Arquette siblings: Rosanna, Richmond, Patricia and Alexis.

While their father became a Muslim, their mother was born Jewish, making the children Jewish under religious law.

Jewish boys typically celebrate their bar mitzvah at 13, the age when they are obligated to perform Jewish commandments.

While filming an episode in Jerusalem of his “Mile High” show, which airs on the Travel Channel, Mr. Arquette attended a ceremony and was then asked whether he would like to have one as well.

Dressed in an all-white outfit, Mr. Arquette read his first Torah portion ever and placed phylacteries on his head and tattooed arm in front of the Western Wall, the lone retaining wall left from the second Jewish Temple compound.

“He was very emotional, saying he was happy to be part of the chain of the Jewish people,” said Shmuel Rabinowitz, the rabbi of the Western Wall, who conducted the ceremony. “I’m very pleased to see a man who is returning to his roots.”

Mr. Rabinowitz said Mr. Arquette was ashamed by his lack of Jewish knowledge. Born on a commune in Virginia, he had little to do with Judaism. His maternal grandmother was a refugee of the Nazi Holocaust of World War II, but his own mother turned away from religion.

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