In light of the drastic water shortage plaguing California, Madison Margolin writes that the Golden State can look to Israel — where vineyards sprout from deserts — for inspiration.
Is anxiety a Jewish trait? Madison Margolin asks if the Woody Allen stereotype has tricked us into thinking that all members of the tribe suffer from a light version of a serious mental illness.
The A-Wa sisters grew up on an Israeli farm. Now, their hip hop beats set to Arabic folk music have them singing from clubs in Tel Aviv to European music festivals.
In a recent National Public Radio interview, Woody Allen spoke out about his controversial relationship with wife Soon-Yi Previn. Madison Margolin asks: who are we to judge them?
Judy Brown used to call her brother ‘crazy as a bat.’ Turns out he was just autistic — and in a new memoir, the ex-Hasidic author recounts learning to love him.
Why is a Birthright alumni group asking members to lobby against the Iran deal? Madison Margolin says that the group is disrespecting its members by openly siding with Republicans against President Obama.
Jewish two-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman’s bare-all photo for ESPN’s magazine might make you blush. But in the world of nude photography, her shoot may be as tznius as it gets.
American churches and mosques are struggling to balance welcome and wariness following the Charleston shooting. Jews, it turns out, are different.
This July it will be 20 years since Cher Horowitz, heroine of the 1995 teen classic ‘Clueless,’ revolutionized what it means to be a Jewish American Princess. But her legacy lives on.
Why do Madison Margolin’s friends think she’s fighting with her mom when they’re really just talking? It’s because the two Jewish women ‘think Yiddishly,’ the writer now realizes.