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Former New York City mayor Ed Koch writes a candid and often delightful regular column that he e-mails out and that is picked up by newspapers all over. Sometimes his choice of topics is a bit quirky. One of his most recent columns, a series of short takes on a number of important issues, concludes with a short take on short shorts, specifically those worn by the first lady.
Rabbi Capers Funnye, Jr., a cousin of First Lady Michelle Obama, is calling on President Obama to make Middle East peace “a top priority” of his administration. Funnye appears with a handful of other rabbis in a five-minute video, created before the inauguration by the organization Brit Tzedek v’Shalom – Jewish Alliance for Justice & Peace — pleading with the new president to promote a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians. “There is no time left to walk softly and hope for the best,” Funnye, who attended his in-law’s inauguration Tuesday, says in the video.
On the morning after the swearing in, fashion blogs are drooling over Michelle Obama’s inauguration-day wardrobe: a glittery yellow suit by Isabel Toledo for the oath-taking, and an ethereal, single-strapped ivory gown by Jason Wu for the galas.
The woman behind the First Lady’s sartorial choices is said to be the Israeli-born Ikram Goldman, 41. She is the owner of the Chicago boutique Ikram, which sells designs by Toledo and Wu, among others (including Narciso Rodriguez, who designed the red-and-black dress that Mrs. Obama wore on election night).