By Debra Kamin
Here’s How Israel Is Creatively Wooing Indian and Chinese Tourists
(JTA) — When Bollywood star and Indian fashion icon Sonam Kapoor appeared on the cover of the June-July issue of Harper’s Bazaar Bride India, she did so wearing a sheer pink confection and a radiant smile. Behind her sprawled the Old City of Jerusalem. It wasn’t happenstance. The Israeli government — keen to tap into…
Roger Waters Ignites New War of Words Over Israel
Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters had some very strong words for rock star Jon Bon Jovi before the latter’s Oct. 3 concert in Tel Aviv. “You stand shoulder to shoulder with the settler who burned the baby,” he wrote in an open letter to the rocker that went viral across U.S. and Israeli media….
How Jewish Family Values Keep Ivanka Trump Classy
(JTA) — A dishy dispatch in Vanity Fair has taken careful note of the skillful way that Ivanka Trump is supporting the scorched-earth presidential campaign of her father, Donald Trump, while avoiding any tinge to her own reputation. The answer, it appears, lies in a careful combination of Jewish family values, hard work and a…
Lady Gaga’s Israeli Shoe Guy
(JTA) — Shoe designer was working in his design studio in 2011 when he got an email that he was sure couldn’t be real. It was from a studio executive working on Lady Gaga’s newest video — a raunchy, otherworldly clip to accompany her pop anthem “Born This Way.” The studio wanted to order several pairs…
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