This month’s episode of “The Salon” covers everything from “free-range parenting” to fighting for victims of sex-trafficking to freeing ourselves from our collective obsession with body image.
The new episode of The Salon covers everything from “Fifty Shades of Grey” to European anti-Semitism to secret sharing.
In a new episode of ‘The Salon,’ co-hosts Jane Eisner and Rachel Sklar discuss Sklar’s recently announced pregnancy and what it’s like to become a mom at 41.
Forget Jersey Shore. The hottest TV show of recent weeks – among a certain set, anyway – is “Srugim,” the Israeli program about a group of young, modern-Orthodox Jerusalemite singles. The religious version of Friends, if you will, or maybe even Sex and the City. Minus most the sex, of course.
The Sisterhood blog is one forum in which Jewish women of different ages, denominations and political ideologies can debate issues of communal importance. “The Salon,” produced by The Jewish Channel and hosted by Forward editor Jane Eisner with media critic Rachel Sklar, is another. In this newly available episode, the panel — made up of comedian Judy Gold, filmmaker Lacey Schwartz and Nancy Falchuk, Hadassah’s national president — takes on Sarah Palin’s unpopularity among Jewish women, Israeli breast cancer advocates’ exclusion from a recent international cancer summit and the implications of supermodels strutting their stuff on behalf of Jewish organizations, among other topics. Watch the promo here, then tune into The Jewish Channel for the episode in full:
In a surprise move, even noted by the non-Jewish business press, Michael Steinhardt attacked Jewish communal organizations and their complacent leadership. A longtime stalwart of Jewish philanthropy, he accused organizations of disliking change and being satisfied, at least in the case of campus Hillels, with “trying hard” but not being “good enough.”