Following eight years of struggle, an Israeli mother named Adina Porat finally received a Jewish writ of divorce, or get, earlier this month, bringing back into the headlines the plight of “agunot” — so-called chained women trapped in marriages and unable to move on because their husbands refuse to grant a divorce.
The GLAAD Awards nominees are here and the Jews have a strong presence in the television and music categories. Here are four things you need to know about the 27th edition of the awards, which recognizes LGBT representations in the media.
This might bring a smile to Megyn Kelly’s lips during the GOP debate Thursday night. Josh Gad, as Donald Trump, strips down to his boxers made of money to the Divinyls’ “I Touch Myself” on Spike’s “Lip Sync Battle.”
Abe Vigoda has died at the age of 94. Benjamin Ivry remembers the Russian-Jewish actor’s career, heritage, stamina and longevity.4
Diane Keaton. Cate Blanchett. Dianne Wiest. And now, Miley Cyrus? For Woody Allen’s latest project — a series that will stream on Amazon — he has announced the participation of a new muse.
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