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.
Should El Al allow ultra-Orthodox men to sit apart?
“The meal before the fast is eaten long before sundown on the eve of Yom Kippur. The women of the household have prepared a holiday meal… Dishes served at this meal must be bland, without spices, herbs, or salt, so that they will not induce thirst during the fasting hours.”
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He's back! Neil Diamond returned to Brooklyn last night for a surprise performance at his old high school.
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"This summer of heartbreaking death and destruction certainly demands fresh thinking. We would just have more trust in the outcome if these two leaders showed even a bit of trust in each other."
What did you think of Abbas and Netanyahu's speeches?
RIP Rabbi Krustofski!
What's your favorite Jewish "Simpsons" moment?
"Until recently I felt proud of the manner in which my whole community handled questions regarding race. Then last month, I found myself becoming one. A racist, that is."
Is the Qur'an anti-Semitic?
It all started with one Jewish kid's love of Superman...
"I remember, as a kid, feeling that the Unetanetokef prayer (“Who will live and who will die”) didn’t apply to me. 'Who by sword' seemed archaic; 'Who by water” remote. But that prayer becomes alarmingly vivid as we get older. This year it felt as if every peril leapt off the page."
Can you relate?
How can the largest Jewish family foundation divest from fossil fuels when its wealth is still deeply rooted in, well, fossil fuels?
The Schustermans' dilemma: http://jd.fo/i5NW2
Move over, Anthony Weiner!
Why did Sigmund Freud wait until the last minute before fleeing the Nazis? Well, "repression" and "denial" come to mind...
He grew up ultra-Orthodox among the Satmar Jews of Brooklyn. Today he heads a progressive start-up shul that allows women to lead certain prayers.
Rabbi Ysoscher Katz’s journey across the Orthodox spectrum: