How have I participated in so many weddings? Let me count the ways: I’ve written and recited a six-word story about love. I’ve signed a ketubah (Jewish wedding contract) and will do so again soon. I’ve held the chuppah (the Jewish ritual wedding canopy).
Aggrieved political wives have a long, sad history in this country, and in Judaism. From King David to Bill Clinton, betrayed wives have, sadly, become part of the fabric of the entitlement that surrounds powerful men. And in Judaism, figures like King David’s conquests have been, in some quarters, celebrated as evidence of his virility.
Argentine Jewish boxer Carolina Raquel Duer won the interim International Boxing Federation’s world bantamweight title in her return to the ring after two years.
Frankly, it’s almost painful to remember a time when we weren’t blessed with the revolutionary concept of “Vagenda of Manocide.” For those not yet initiated, earlier this week Twitter user Matthew Foster shared a picture of a Maine gun shop’s sign, colorfully luring customers with the message below.
Sonia Rykiel was hard to ignore. Some would have said that was true despite the fact that she dressed, always, in black; she knew it was because of it. The French fashion designer, famous for her chic, artistic knitwear, flattering on all ages, passed away Thursday in Paris from complications from Parkinson’s disease.