When Levana Kirschenbaum’s husband lost too much weight during cancer treatment, she concocted her own meal replacements, now available for everyone.
‘The Dreyfus Affair’ is getting the dramatic treatment in a new multimedia production at BAM.
A miraculous basketball team, a 9-year-old power lifter and some very quirky Orthodox characters are among this year’s most-anticipated Jewish documentaries.
Hasidim are often thought of in shades of black and white. An art show at a storefront space in the Lubavitch section of Brooklyn is challenging that notion.
When the only kosher agency to certify organic food for the USDA announced last month that it will no longer grant kosher certification for products that contain GMOs (genetically modified organisms), it had me wondering: What is the relationship between kosher food and health?
There’s a new Hasidic Montessori school for elementary boys in Crown Heights and creative women are behind the change.
Director Robin Garbose and the Cast of ‘The Heart that Sings’ at the World Premiere at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles on March 27, 2011.
With his foot up in bed after surgery for a broken ankle, Rabbi Avraham Kivelevitz, a teacher at SAR High School in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, contemplated how to reach students taking his senior elective Kabbalah course. It was the start of the school year, and the plethora of English texts attempting to explain esoteric concepts wasn’t completely clicking for a group of 30 teenage boys and girls mostly intrigued with science fiction and magic.
A documentary exploring circumcision won the prize for best New York documentary April 30 at the Tribeca Film Festival Awards Ceremony, held at the Union Square Ballroom.
Director Robin Garbose is planning protest screenings of her film “A Light for Greytowers” at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Israel on December 13 and 15, coinciding with the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, which refused to screen the movie for women-only audiences.