Lisbeth Levine


Skokie To Open New Holocaust Museum

By Lisbeth Levine

Skokie To Open New Holocaust Museum
When former president Bill Clinton officially opens the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center later this month, the village of Skokie will stake its claim on history. Holocaust history, to be sure, but also — and perhaps more significantly — as the place where the seeds of the Holocaust education movement in the United States were first planted in response to a neo-Nazi march.Read More


‘Wait, Those Are My Earrings’ on Michelle Obama

By Lisbeth Levine

‘Wait, Those Are My Earrings’ on Michelle Obama
The Skokie-bred Loree Rodkin is the unlikely jewelry designer behind the chandelier earrings that first lady Michelle Obama wore on election night and to the inaugural balls.Read More


The First Lady of Fashion’s Quiet Muse

By Lisbeth Levine

The First Lady of Fashion’s Quiet Muse
An Israeli-born boutique owner known for putting together edgy outfits in unexpected ways is quietly dressing one of the most famous women in the world, first lady Michelle Obama.Read More






    Find us on Facebook!
    • Mazel tov to Idina Menzel on making Variety "Power of Women" cover! http://jd.fo/f3Mms
    • "How much should I expect him and/or ask him to participate? Is it enough to have one parent reciting the prayers and observing the holidays?" What do you think?
    • New York and Montreal have been at odds for far too long. Stop the bagel wars, sign our bagel peace treaty!
    • Really, can you blame them?
    • “How I Stopped Hating Women of the Wall and Started Talking to My Mother.” Will you see it?
    • Taglit-Birthright Israel is redefining who they consider "Jewish" after a 17% drop in registration from 2011-2013. Is the "propaganda tag" keeping young people away?
    • Happy birthday William Shakespeare! Turns out, the Bard knew quite a bit about Jews.
    • Would you get to know racists on a first-name basis if you thought it might help you prevent them from going on rampages, like the recent shooting in Kansas City?
    • "You wouldn’t send someone for a math test without teaching them math." Why is sex ed still so taboo among religious Jews?
    • Russia's playing the "Jew card"...again.
    • "Israel should deal with this discrimination against Americans on its own merits... not simply as a bargaining chip for easy entry to the U.S." Do you agree?
    • For Moroccan Jews, the end of Passover means Mimouna. Terbhou ou Tse'dou! (good luck) How do you celebrate?
    • Calling all Marx Brothers fans!
    • What's it like to run the Palestine International Marathon as a Jew?
    • Does Israel have a racism problem?
    • from-cache

    Would you like to receive updates about new stories?




















    We will not share your e-mail address or other personal information.

    Already subscribed? Manage your subscription.