December 11, 2018

Kylie Ora Lobell

I’ve never fancied myself a balabusta. For the past eight years, I’ve assumed this role, however, in my relationship with my husband...
People may remember Rhonda Shear from “USA Up All Night,” a cult-classic show she hosted. Or they may have seen her modeling in Playboy...
Two years ago I was standing in synagogue, saying the Shacharit Amidah, when I saw an old man being wheeled in on the other side of...
In 1986, Nomie Azoff stood under the chuppah in the Laromme Hotel in Jerusalem. Nearly 500 friends and family members were there to witness her...
Galia Lahav has designed wedding dresses for celebrities like Britney Spears, Taraji P. Henson, Jennifer Lopez and Olivia Munn.
Sensational, poignant stories about ultra-Orthodox Jews leaving behind their communities are in style right now. The new Netflix documentary “One of Us”...
To many, the 19th of Kislev — Dec. 7 this year — is just another day. But to Rabbi Danny Yiftach-Hashem, it’s a watershed moment.
My husband, Danny, hopped into the front seat of the Uber and I got in the backseat. I immediately noticed the smell of weed. Bobby, the driver,
Comedian Rita Rudner wears glittering gowns onstage and bears a delicate demeanor. But by the time she gets to her biting punchlines,
Izak Szewelewicz was born in the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp in 1945. When he was 3, his mother, Aida, sent him to Israel to live with an...
Yom Kippur is a time of prayer and fasting during which Jews ask God for forgiveness and think about their actions and sins of the past year.
Rosh Hashanah, which means “head of the year,” is the Jewish New Year. According to tradition, it is the day God created Adam and Eve.
Budd Friedman helped launch the careers of some of comedy’s brightest stars, including Jerry Seinfeld, Lily Tomlin, Jay Leno, and Billy Crystal.
A decade of stand-up comedy gigs and acting performances has finally paid off for Jenny Zigrino. Comedy Central has scheduled her for a half-hour episode.
Myrtle G. Sitowitz learned about the Jewish National Fund-USA’s (JNF-USA) B’nai Mitzvah Remembrance Wall in Jerusalem’s American Independence Park.
Shavuot (literally “weeks”) takes place on the sixth day of the Hebrew month of Sivan, seven weeks after the first day of Passover, when wheat was planted.
When Itamar Ravid learned that the Bang Comedy Theatre on bustling Fairfax Avenue was up for lease, he jumped at the opportunity.
Passover, or Pesach, is the holiday during which Jews celebrate their liberation from Egyptian slavery. It lasts for eight days.
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