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.
Happy birthday to the Boy Who Lived!
July 31 marks the day that Harry Potter — and his creator, J.K. Rowling — first entered the world. Harry is a loyal Gryffindorian, a matchless wizard, a native Parseltongue speaker, and…a Jew?
"Orwell would side with Israel for building a flourishing democracy, rather than Hamas, which imposed a floundering dictatorship. He would applaud the IDF, which warns civilians before bombing them in a justified war, not Hamas terrorists who cower behind their own civilians, target neighboring civilians, and planned to swarm civilian settlements on the Jewish New Year."
Read Gil Troy's response to Daniel May's opinion piece:
"My dear Penelope, when you accuse Israel of committing 'genocide,' do you actually know what you are talking about?"
What's for #Shabbat dinner? Try Molly Yeh's coconut quinoa with dates and nuts. Recipe here:
Can animals suffer from PTSD?
Is anti-Zionism the new anti-Semitism?
"I thought I was the only Jew on a Harley Davidson, but I was wrong." — Gil Paul, member of the Hillel's Angels.
“This is a dangerous region, even for people who don’t live there and say, merely express the mildest of concern about the humanitarian tragedy of civilians who have nothing to do with the warring factions, only to catch a rash of *** (bleeped) from everyone who went to your bar mitzvah! Statute of limitations! Look, a $50 savings bond does not buy you a lifetime of criticism.”
That sound you hear? That's your childhood going up in smoke.
"My husband has been offered a terrific new job in a decent-sized Midwestern city. This is mostly great, except for the fact that we will have to leave our beloved NYC, where one can feel Jewish without trying very hard. He is half-Jewish and was raised with a fair amount of Judaism and respect for our tradition though ultimately he doesn’t feel Jewish in that Larry David sort of way like I do. So, he thinks I am nuts for hesitating to move to this new essentially Jew-less city. Oh, did I mention I am pregnant? Seesaw, this concern of mine is real, right? There is something to being surrounded by Jews, no? What should we do?"
"Orwell described the cliches of politics as 'packets of aspirin ready at the elbow.' Israel's 'right to defense' is a harder narcotic."
From Gene Simmons to Pink — Meet the Jews who rock:
The images, which have since been deleted, were captioned: “Israel is the last frontier of the free world."
As J Street backs Israel's operation in Gaza, does it risk losing grassroots support?
What Thomas Aquinas might say about #Hamas' tunnels: