Ronit Elkabetz, a leading Israeli actress, director and scriptwriter, died April 19 at age 51 after a battle with cancer.
In 1996, David Irving sued Deborah Lipstadt and her publisher, Penguin Books, for libel. This was in response to her having termed him a Holocaust denier in her book “Denying the Holocaust.” As the case was coming to trial, perhaps the most dumbfounding reactions came from those members of the clubby British history and journalism fraternity like John Keegan and Christopher Hitchens, who accused Lipstadt of undermining Irving’s right to free speech.
I’m not like Ivanka Trump, who takes such pride in being a registered Independent voter who chooses her candidate based on the “person, not the party,” that she ended up not being able to vote for anyone, much less her own father, in the New York primary.
Kat Macias is a queer Jew looking for others like her. That’s why, as the Boston Program Specialist and Trainer for Keshet, she did a thorough spelunking of the Internet universe in search of company. “I don’t see myself reflected in Jewish communities,” said Macias, the daughter of Puerto Rican and Cuban parents, who converted to Judaism in college. “And if I’m looking for that, there must be other people looking for it too.”
On Tuesday night, the Donald Trump campaign brought out the GOP candidate’s children during a CNN town hall meeting to address Ivanka and Eric Trump’s failure to register as Republicans in time to vote in New York state’s Republican primary on April 19.