Rapper LL Cool J has too many Jewish friends to count, but there’s one Jewish custom he won’t get on board with: gefilte fish.
Russian-Jewish billionaire Mikhail Fridman has announced plans to leave his entire fortune to charity, not leaving a single kopek for his children.
“I have introduced Nobel Prize Laureates… but I have never introduced someone who belongs to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” said Montefiore Medicine president and CEO Dr. Steven M. Safyer to award-winning music executive and record producer Clive Davis— recipient of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Women’s Division’s 62nd Annual “Spirit of Achievement” Award. Addressing the assemblage at its May 17th luncheon at The Rainbow Room, Safyer amplified: “You [Davis] have supported the need for research dollars for the care of HIV/AIDS patients…[at a] poignant moment in the history of medicine…”
(JTA) — A Holocaust survivor sang the national anthem before a Major League Baseball Game between the Detroit Tigers and Tampa Bay.
(JTA) — “There’s no such thing as a bad date — there’s just a funny story,” says Jessica Schechter, a 28-year-old modern Orthodox woman who teaches acting in New York City and lives on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.