Victory Lap: Auxerre’s Israeli midfielder Ben Sahar celebrates after scoring a goal against Caen during a French League Cup soccer match at the Abbe-Deschamps stadium in Auxerre.
Up-Do: Actress Lauren Storm wears her hair piled high at the Los Angeles premiere of the Twyla Tharp-Frank Sinatra Musical ‘Come Fly Away’ at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.
Headliner: Violinist Joshua Bell is all smiles at the reopening of the New York City Center. He played “Summer” from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” and “Maria” from Bernstein’s “West Side Story” at this inaugural performance in the newly renovated space.
Fly With Her: ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ Patti Stanger is a vision in leather at the Los Angeles premiere of the Twyla Tharp-Frank Sinatra Musical ‘Come Fly Away’ at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.
Black Tie: Actors Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker get all gussied up for the reopening of the New York City Center.
He’s Got Rhythm: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg conducts the Encores! Orchestra at the reopening of the the New York City Center. The performance was an homage to Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, who conducted the New York Philharmonic at the inauguration of New York City Center in 1943.
A Father’s Grief: Amy Winehouse’s father, Mitch Winehouse, and her stepmother, Jane, leave St. Pancras Coroner’s Court in London. Today’s inquest into the late singer’s death found that Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning.
"I am going to be talking about my death. We are all going to cry. But if I can do this in front of all of you, then you can do this privately with the people you love. And you must."
Tell us about a time when you had to make an end-of-life decision. What was the best advice you received — whether from a clergy member, doctor, friend, or anyone else?
"Jews in India?"
With fewer than 30 members of the community left there, it’s sometimes hard to recall that a place like Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, was once the site of a thriving Jewish community: http://jd.fo/s5l0y
"Love her, hate her, Lena Dunham likes herself. As well she should."
Yevgeniya Traps reviews Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham:
You'd think that Israel's genesis is well-trodden terrain. But Monty Penkower's PALESTINE IN TURMOIL is the first that explores not only the rift between Jews and Arabs — but also the conflicts within these groups: http://jd.fo/h5i7n
Worried that the food you thought was kosher, or at least kosher style, has some hidden pork? You're covered.
On Audrey Hepburn: “Miss Hepburn brings to the role her usual elfishness; she is certainly a handsome young woman, but there continues to be something a bit wearing about an elf that knows it’s an elf.”
"Jewish memory is responsible for the Jewish vote. We identify not with the overseers but with the slaves, not only because we were once slaves in Egypt, but also because we are, and will remain, a small, vulnerable minority."
Do you agree?
"My decision to spend $100 on a ticket for the opera was not a political act."
Good news! All that wine you drank during the Jewish holidays may have saved you a trip to the gym.
12-year-old Sasha Lutt is the first woman to read from the Torah at the Western Wall in 25 years.
How should a Modern Orthodox congregation react when its rabbi is accused of abusing converts? In the case of Barry Freundel, Kesher Israel didn't hesitate.
The downside? “They don’t do as good of a job at concealing the aging Jewish male’s bald spot, as I can personally attest.”
Would you wear a 3-D kippah?
Nine workers at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport lost their jobs yesterday because they refused to interact with passengers who arrived from Ethiopia.
“For many locals here, it was like eating mayonnaise as a main dish."
Meet Berlin's #hummus entrepreneurs:
“Young Jewish Farmers. Changing the World One Pickle at a Time.”
Our Promised Lands takes a trip to Connecticut, home to a surprising amount of Jewish farms and foodies.