Theodore Bikel, famed for playing Tevye in ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ has turned 90. He celebrated in style with no less a guest than Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
There are no clear answers to the question: ‘Is religion good for women?’ Still, some impressive thinkers and writers have some interesting responses.
Helen Suzman, the Jewish anti-apartheid activist who died earlier this month, was long critical of South Africa’s organized Jewish community for its policy of political non-involvement during the apartheid years. When the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) gave her a humanitarian award in 2007, she accepted the honor with the words, “It’s about time.”