Jonathan Eig usually writes about jocks and gangsters.
His latest book is on the creation of the birth control pill, which he insists is more exciting than you might think: http://jd.fo/s5r6F
Some wise advice from our favorite octogenarian Jewish sex therapist.
“If you’re going to make this Faustian bargain to win the Cold War, you should at least be using good spies. The idea that you’re going to put national security into the hands of a thousand Nazis is suicide.”
Is a new era dawning in Kiev?
"The first time I met Rabbi Yehuda Glick, I thought he seemed completely unobjectionable. I never would have thought to call him a right-wing extremist, as many reports are doing nowadays. And I certainly never would have dreamed that a few years later he would be the target of an assassination attempt as a result of his efforts to win Jews access to the Temple Mount."
Today’s the day to get your black and orange on — and that includes food.
In honor of #Halloween, we bring you the spookiest Jewish museum on the planet: Brooklyn's Morbid Anatomy Museum http://jd.fo/h5oME
An Israeli cartoonist is standing by his controversial depiction of Benjamin Netanyahu as a 9/11 terrorists. Did Amos Biderman cross the line?
1. Irv Rosenfeld: "For ultimate ’70s swag, pair a leisure suit with a colorful shirt. Bring on the bling, perfect the comb-over and voila! (ABSCAM optional)"
"Every month for four years, between two births and getting to know my husband, whom I’d met only once before agreeing to the match, between bouts of happiness, postpartum depression and insomnia, I sat in the bathtub and lifted my legs so that the mikveh lady could inspect my toenails, file the rough edges and nip the outgrown cuticles."
"To close it on a day when a Jew has almost been murdered over the issue is just adding insult to injury,”
Naomi Zeveloff reports on fallout from the shooting of a prominent right-wing activist in Jerusalem:
Finally, a kugel recipe that won't induce a post-dinner coma...
Planning a honeymoon to Israel? Birthright can help.
Jewish history holds some valuable lessons on how to handle the current #Ebola crisis. It all starts with the plague of 1712...