Once the music started playing — not the “Hava Nagila” tune that made her the Jewish poster child of the London Games, but something equally folksy — Aly Raisman tumbled right out of bounds. On her first bit of gymnastics at her comeback World Championships here last month, she had quickly incurred a major setback.
Since its founding ten years ago, Bat Melech has served as the only network of domestic violence shelters that cater to the Jewishly observant in Israel.
Jason Brown is ready to take his star turn at the Sochi Winter Olympics. The figure skater from suburban Chicago credits Jewish values with keeping him grounded — and successful.
In the Passover Haggadah, we read about the Four Sons. What if the characters in the hit series ‘Girls’ were the Four Daughters at your seder?
Earlier this week, Dvora Meyers wrote about being an Orthodox Jewish gymnast and the designer of her book cover. Her blog posts are featured on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit:
Dvora Meyers is the author of “Heresy on the High Beam: Confessions of an Unbalanced Jewess.” Her blog posts are featured on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit:
Cross-posted from JTA.