"It’s a bit presumptuous of me to suggest that the History cable network scheduled its two-part Houdini mini-series over Labor Day weekend on the theory that most folks will be away from their TV. But if by some chance that turned out actually to be the network’s strategy, kudos to them."
“It is 2014 — time for people to understand that Orthodox women CAN look amazing.”
“Berlin” is a very catchy new Israeli song — with very subversive lyrics. Give it a good hard listen here.
Why does ISIS keep changing its name every few years?
Five years ago, Colorado native Kendall Weistroffer had almost no connection to Judaism. Now she's deeply involved in her campus Hillel and is minoring in Hebrew. What changed?
Why do Israelis call war an "operation"? Why have they replaced the term “innocent civilians” with "noninvolved"?
The Gaza war has turned the Hebrew language into a battleground.
Good-bye Barbie, hello Yentl?
Are frizzy-haired, pale-skinned Jewish women finally having their moment?
Henry Waxman's career in Congress is coming to an end. So is an era in Jewish L.A. politics.
'The Notebook' is a grim coming-of-age drama set in war-torn Hungary that opens in theaters today.
It reminds Anna Goldenberg of her worst childhood nightmares.
Yeshiva University's lawyer wanted to know why the dozens of former schoolboys now suing over a sexual abuse cover-up didn't sue decades ago.
Read the judge's striking response here.
It’s over. The tyranny of the straight-haired, button nosed, tan-skinned girl has ended. Jewesses rejoice!
It's really, really, really hard to get kicked out of Hebrew school these days.
"If Netanyahu re-opens the settlement floodgates, he will recklessly bolster the argument of Hamas that the only language Israel understands is violence."
Would an ultra-Orthodox leader do a better job of running the Met Council?