Spiffy in Silver: Zach Braff breaks out his best scarf for the opening night of Broadway’s ‘Godspell’ at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York.
Gleefully Glamorous: Actress Lea Michele blows a kiss as she arrives at Glamour’s 2011 Women of the Year Awards in New York. While accepting her award, the honoree reportedly shared some juicy details about this evening’s ‘Glee’ episode.
Not So Serious Business: ‘Twilight’ star Nikki Reed cracks up onstage during ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1’ Concert Tour at the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta.
Portrait of the Artist: Photographer Cindy Sherman steps into the limelight to accept an award at Glamour’s 2011 Women of the Year Awards in New York.
After Watergate: Investigative journalist Carl Bernstein attends the 2011 New-York Historical Society History Makers Awards at The Waldorf-Astoria Starlight Roof in New York.
Funny Lady: Chelsea Handler accepts an award onstage at Glamour’s 2011 Women of the Year Awards in New York.
Living Legend: Feminist and ‘Ms.’ founder Gloria Steinem accepts a lifetime achievement award at Glamour’s 2011 Women of the Year Awards in New York.
Greek geometricians like Euclid knew that letters could be used to solve numerical problems.
Philologos explains how rabbis do the same with the Hebrew alphabet: http://jd.fo/i1d9n
What does the Bible say about contraception?
Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg explains: http://jd.fo/f1cV9
Can you recognize Mandy Patinkin without his beard?
The beloved facial hair that has become Saul Berenson's trademark look on "Homeland," is no more: http://jd.fo/h1cpf
Once, there was a less-complicated time when Jewish and African freedom struggles went hand in hand.
J.J. Goldberg recalls memories of Mandela from a Zionist childhood: http://jd.fo/e1VRI
"Wall" or "separation barrier"? "Palestine" or "West Bank"?
Why writing about the Holy Land can get pretty tricky: http://jd.fo/j1cGe
What flavors define #Jerusalem?
WATCH Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi describe their top picks:http://jd.fo/e1UgG
Did they miss any? Let us know in the comments.
Nelson Mandela was a global symbol of the fight for human dignity. But there were two sides to any great leader — and Mandela sometimes made Jews very uncomfortable.
May his memory be a blessing.
Need a weekend movie suggestion?
Read Ezra Glinter's review of the new Coen Brothers movie, "Inside Llewyn Davis," which opens in theaters tomorrow: http://jd.fo/t1f36
Nelson Mandela has become a beloved icon for all of South Africa. But his death is also mourned by the Jewish community, with which he shared an enduring bond.
Richard Goldstone remembers a great man: http://jd.fo/i1cV8
Big news! Angela Buchdahl, first Asian-American rabbi and cantor, has been named the new leader of Central Synagogue.
Mazel tov! http://jd.fo/a1V7u
Linor Abargil was 18 years old when an Israeli travel agent raped her in the car on the ride to the train station in Milan.
A new documentary follows the former Miss World's web initiative asking rape victims about their stories: http://jd.fo/r1emk
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In December 2009, Jewish American contractor Alan Gross was arrested in Cuba for "subversive activity."
Four years later, his family is asking: Who's to blame?
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What's the one thing Israel and Iran can agree on? Christmas, apparently.
Israeli singer Liel Kolet has teamed up with exiled Iranian singer Ebi to release a holiday single called “I Can Hear Christmas.”
Watch the video and let us know what you think!
Brian Epstein, manager, friend and the fifth (Jewish!) Beatle.
In a new graphic novel, Viwek Tiwary tells his tragic story: http://jd.fo/h1bGC
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