By Elissa Einhorn
Miriam Revesz’s doc reveals the hidden struggles of mental illness
Two of the first words ever uttered by Miriam Revesz were, “Mimi fraid.” Now 30 years old, Revesz is still “fraid.” But she is also determined to add her voice to a growing movement in the Jewish and secular world to shed light on the often-ignored realities of living with multiple invisible disabilities and mental…
The Jewish Eye Doctor Who Performs Life-Changing Surgeries — In Flying Operating Room
A decade ago, Dr. James Brandt embarked on a plane from Northern California to Vietnam. When he arrived, he boarded another plane, but this one never left the ground. That’s because this second aircraft was a mobile teaching hospital complete with an operating room, recovery room, and classroom. The ‘Flying Eye Hospital’ is the brainchild…
Sports Bra Makers Ignored Large-Breasted Women. Until Elyse Kaye Came Along.
When Elyse Kaye discovered that more than half of active, adult females like herself were not being served by the athletic wear industry, she decided to build a better mousetrap, or in her case, a better sports bra. “Being in the bra world is not what I set out to do,” says Kaye, a fitness…
Will Meghan Markle Wear These Shoes To Her Wedding?
On May 19th, millions of viewers from around the globe will set their sights on the wedding dress Meghan Markle will be wearing as she approaches her real-life Prince Charming. But for Marisa Sharkey, her eyes will be cast downward, at the soon-to-be Duchess’ feet. She is hoping Markle will wear ‘The Songbird,’ an exclusive…
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