In June 2013, Ethan Couch, an inebriated 16-year-old Texan, was speeding and driving illegally on a restricted license when he slammed into a group of people standing on the side of the road. Four died; nine were injured, including two of Couch’s passengers, who were seriously hurt.
The 77-year-old author of “The Day of the Jackal” and “The Odessa File” reflects on his storied career, his meeting with David Ben-Gurion and his memories of London’s fur district.
Avigail Alfatov, the reigning Miss Israel, eats her pizza upside down and has funny hiccups. Her favorite food is falafel and she makes her face shine by wiping it with green tea bags.
Writer and director Jill Soloway grew up in what she calls a ‘somewhat normalish, upper middle class Jewish household’ in Chicago. Her mom was a public relations consultant (she worked for Mayor Jane Byrne) and her dad a psychiatrist.
Director and writer Jonathan Levine (‘The Wackness,’ ‘50/50’) may have grown up in Jew-centric Manhattan, yet he recalls feeling somewhat like an alien every Christmas.
Gloria Steinem’s father was the son of Jewish immigrants, but it was her non-Jewish mother who gave the future founder of Ms. Magazine a sense of her heritage. Curt Schleier explains.
Fashion icon Donna Karan’s new memoir chronicles her tempestuous relationships, her tumultuous childhood and her rise to the top of the fashion industry. She talks to Curt Schleier about her not-so-secret Jewish history.
Marlee Matlin dishes about Judaism, her career and acting without hearing in the new revival of “Spring Awakening.”
David Gregory is the moderator of “Meet the Press” and now the author of “How’s Your Faith?” a new memoir, about his life, his family and his search for meaning.