When Nazi forces advanced towards the Ukrainian village of Korolówka in 1943, Etcia Goldberg was 36 years old, a widowed mother of three children. As the armies drew closer, Etcia took matters into her own hands, leading a group of 37 Jews to a small cave known as Priest’s Grotto.
(Kveller via JTA) — The summer before she entered first grade, my oldest daughter asked me when she was going to go to sleepaway camp. I was stunned; she was too young. And why the heck would she ever want to leave us, her family?
“Flatbush Girl” Instagram personality Adina Miles has faced both praise and pushback after poking fun at a Brooklyn newspaper’s modesty laws.
TEL AVIV ( JTA ) – In a grove in northern Israel, several dozen sweaty, shirtless Israeli men circle one another other on all fours, growling like bears.
Wonder Woman is everywhere. For the first time in film history, a woman is the main hero in a big-budget movie that was also directed by a woman. But despite this milestone, it is difficult to ignore the fact that the messages surrounding the film are conflicting and contradictory.
Before the film began production, there was a public outcry that the character was portrayed by a woman with a smaller-than-expected décolletage. And no one questioned why she needed to be clothed in a dangerously skin-tight bathing suit in the first place. I say “dangerously” because actress Gal Gadot admitted that she almost fainted while trying it on.