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.
Behind (almost) every Christmas hit, there’s a Jewish writer. Take our quiz and see if you can guess which of your favorite holiday songs were written by members of the tribe!
With the Israeli elections three months away, and parties dividing and recombining like amoebas, J.J. Goldberg puts his ear to the ground. Can any of the new marriages of convenience oust Netanyahu?
Today, Tunisians voted in their first presidential election. Jews and Muslims met ahead of the historic occasion to hash out their complicated relationship on the ancient island of Djerba. http://jd.fo/d6Nqi
If ever there was a good time to light Hanukkah candles, it’s tonight — one of the longest nights in all of human history!
If you haven’t yet heard of the public interest law firm Bet Tzedek — the time has come.
This coconut hot cocoa is perfect for cold winter Hanukkah days!
A Jewish mom is drafted into celebrating Christmas at her house after her mother in law dies.
Will Chrismukkah ruin her kids?
In "The Un-Americans", Molly Antopol reminds us of an alternate, more engaged and outward-looking Jewish heritage. Read about the few bright spots for Jewish books in 2014 http://jd.fo/e6NVU
A 'homely' ancient rock boosts King David’s claim to existence... So why does the Metropolitan Museum artifact get so little attention? http://jd.fo/s6bkC
"In 1968, a Jewish couple from Minnesota opened North Dakota’s first McDonald’s." Find out six other facts about the Peace Garden State! http://jd.fo/j6TAK
Was Jerusalem better off when it was divided? Michael Karpin argues yes.
Confession from our food editor, Liza Schoenfein: "I cannot tell a lie: I’ve never made sufganiyot."
Luckily, Breads Bakery does.
Harvard University has halted purchases of SodaStream equipment, after Palestinian students and their supporters protested.
Theodore Bikel turned 90 last month. The man who played Tevye talked to the Forward about growing up socialist, Bob Dylan at Newport and how to not get bored in your nineties:
"Things are slower, but there are great compensations. I am, lo and behold and most surprisingly, a newlywed!"