Shopping for a bar mitzvah DJ is a grueling process. You want someone who can successfully pull off the Cha-Cha-Slide, cajole your 81-year-old great uncle Mort onto the dance floor, give out dollar-store prizes with flair, and lead the hora without amassing a body count — all while being up to speed on the latest from Adele.
The mountains of North Carolina make an unlikely locale for the world premiere of a Yiddish-inflected play about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911.
As the 550 American Friends of the Israel Museum mingled at Cipriani 42nd Street for the museum’s Golden Anniversary Gala, they were entertained by the gold gowned New York Gospel Choir directed byMarkanthony Henry whose high decibel praises to the Lord could no doubt be heard in Israel.
Adam Sandler has put a new spin on an old favorite.
“I doubt it. Men have too much ego,” says Anat, one of the two women featured in the film “Partner with the Enemy,” when asked if her business model could ever work between two men. “Partner with the Enemy,” a documentary that screened last week as part of the Other Israel Film Festival, portrays the lives of Anat Shelach, a kibbutznikit Israeli and Rola Srouji, an urbanite from Ramallah, as they create and manage a logistics company together.