At the Jewish Museum’s Mizrahi Exhibit, a Missed Opportunity

“Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History” at the Jewish Museum is affable and awash in color. But when it comes to the subject of Jewishness, the exhibit is a study in missed opportunities.


Kevin Costner in Israel Dismisses BDS Champion Roger Waters

At the Israel premiere of a film starring Kevin Costner, the Hollywood actor said he does not care whether anti-Israel activists, including Roger Waters, disapprove of his visit to the Jewish state. “I don’t ask anyone’s permission to travel,” Costner said in an interview Tuesday a press conference earlier this week at the Cinema City…


Maternity Ward Segregation Just Tip of the Iceberg in Israel

Although segregation by race is illegal in Israeli hospitals, most Jewish and Arab women give birth in segregated maternity wards — and some politicians like it that way.


Reconstructionist Rebels Form Splinter Group After Schism Over Intermarried Rabbis

Twenty Reconstructionist rabbis at the center of a debate over whether spiritual leaders should be allowed to marry outside the Jewish faith have formed a new association to “affirm a serious commitment to traditional Jewish thought and practice.”


Hey Mandy! Looks Like Barry Manilow Is Bound For Israel

Calm down Israeli Fanilows! Really, try and keep it together. But it is confirmed: Barry Manilow is bringing his “One Last Time” tour to you shores.

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