Because she had dense breasts, Hallie Leighton was diagnosed far too late with breast cancer. Her struggle — chronicled by her best friend filmmaker Julie Marron — is the subject of the documentary “Happygram.”
Madison Margolin’s decision to forego the omnipresent nose job separates her from fellow Los Angeles Jewish women — including her mother.
Roy Hasan, a Mizrahi poet, has lit up Israel’s cultural conversation with work that harshly critiques the traditional Ashkenazi elite.
Andrew Hahn, aka the Kirtan Rabbi, isn’t the first to perform the call-and-response chants known as Kirtan. But he may be the first to bring Kirtan to Jewish practice.
It’s common for young Jews to study Hebrew until the age of 13 — and then never interact with the language again. Now, some are offering ways to counter this so-called ‘bar mitzvah syndrome.’
‘Another Hundred Years,’ the first Folksbiene show performed entirely in English, pays tribute to the Jewish influence on Broadway. Madison Margolin took in the show.
In light of the drastic water shortage plaguing California, Madison Margolin writes that the Golden State can look to Israel — where vineyards sprout from deserts — for inspiration.
Is anxiety a Jewish trait? Madison Margolin asks if the Woody Allen stereotype has tricked us into thinking that all members of the tribe suffer from a light version of a serious mental illness.
The A-Wa sisters grew up on an Israeli farm. Now, their hip hop beats set to Arabic folk music have them singing from clubs in Tel Aviv to European music festivals.
In a recent National Public Radio interview, Woody Allen spoke out about his controversial relationship with wife Soon-Yi Previn. Madison Margolin asks: who are we to judge them?