October 26, 2011 9:25pm
Grammy Award-winning singer Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning, according to the results of her autopsy.
October 17, 2011 3:19pm
American Alexandra Raisman won a bronze medal on the floor exercise for a routine choreographed to “Hava Nagila” at the 2011 World Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo.
October 17, 2011 3:17pm
The new Chai Mitzvah program aims to boost adult Jewish education with a new ritual.
October 17, 2011 2:20pm
First Tiffany Shlain used Barbie to explore Jewish identity. In her new film, she’s asking what it means to be a connected, interdependent human in the 21st century.
October 4, 2011 1:54pm
Jane Austen once wrote, "one of the saddest feminine truths of our times is the fact that we gain over the hips and lose under the eyes." Actually, she didn’t write that. But she totally would have, had she concerned herself with wrinkles and aging instead of the mating rituals of the aristocracy in 19th-century…
September 22, 2011 1:18pm
Neta Rivkin with a bronze became the first Israeli to win a medal in international rhythmic gymnastics competition.
September 22, 2011 12:50pm
The story of how a New York suburbanite and Ivy Leaguer became a top-tier break dancer.
September 20, 2011 7:55pm
Back in the 1930s, Joan Klein wrote a weekly column about clothing trends called “Shop Talk.” Since what is old is always new again in the world of fashion and I live in Brooklyn where “retro” is the ever-annoying watchword, I think this makes me more than qualified to comment on styles from an…
September 20, 2011 5:01pm
It’s been a few years since Bernie Madoff made headlines for defrauding his investors in the largest Ponzi scheme in history. Though he has mostly dropped from view (prison will do that to you), this season his crime has fueled the plotline of one of the new entrants to the primetime television marketplace: the CBS…
September 18, 2011 9:42pm
Diana Golbi, who went from being an alienated immigrant to the 2010 winner of the Israeli incarnation of “American Idol,” dedicated her first U.S. performance to the nonprofit organization that saved her from the streets.