Have I Got a Poppy Seed Bagel for You, Barack!

President Obama is mourning the loss of his go-to spot for poppy seed bagels. The owner of an offshoot of the now-shuttered H&H Bagels says he voted for the president twice — and would happily give him a freebie.

Hadas Yaron in "Fill the Void".

The 'Shidduch Crisis' Has Led to an Orthodox Obsession with Female Beauty

As a married woman, Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt gets to see the other side of the dating world – that of the ‘matchmaker.’ She wonders what message is being sent to a generation of bright, religiously passionate women.


What the VMAs Taught Us About Female Friendship

This may be the age of the “female friendship,” but as Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards demonstrated it is also the age of the “female feud.”

Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt

When High-Profile Sexual Predators Find High-Profile Support

That Rabbi Rosenblatt’s synagogue continues to support him shouldn’t come as a surprise, writes Elana Sztokman. There is a long history in both the Jewish and secular worlds of supporting high-profile figures accused of sexual misconduct.


High Holiday Happenings and All the Weekly Dish

Getting a jump on Rosh Hashanah dinner, plus everything happening this week in the world of Jewish food.