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The upheaval in the world of journalism has forced a new consolidation of Jewish media, as three niche publications announced recently that they were folding into larger Jewish organizations.
Ghostly sightings of Bernard Madoff’s plastic punim will be popping up everywhere this Halloween, as costume shops report that Madoff masks are flying off the shelves.
A producer of the hit reality TV show “The Simple Life,” which stars Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, is now trying to boost the image of nice Jewish guys — one month at a time.
It seems like an oxymoron to be a Jew and be a “fan” of Auschwitz, but there are more than 10,000 such fans.
In the almost two millennia that it has been a site of pilgrimage, it is doubtful that the Western Wall has played host to two more different prayer services at the same time. On the morning of October 15, as young hippie-ish Hasidim beat on drums, singing ecstatically, nine elderly Americans from a retirement village in Cincinnati celebrated their belated bar and bat mitzvahs at Jerusalem’s Western Wall.