We’ve got Anne ‘n’ Andy in this week’s quiz — Anne Frank and Andy Samberg, that is, both busy, as well as a peek at what may or may not be a real show: “Downton Rebbe.” And somehow Mariano Rivera made it in, too!
“I like to find people who really stand out in the crowd, who are really confident and really expressing themselves no matter what they’re doing with their fashion. And the whole point is, I want them to look older. If someone looks too young, I don’t take their photograph.”
American Jews weren't always considered white — so why does ABC's new comedy "Black-ish" represent them as the epitome of whiteness?
Watch the trailer here — and see what happens when this boy decides he desperately wants a bar mitzvah.
Did wealthy donors influence the University of Illinois decision to de-hire Steven Salaita?
Why did Palestinian writer Sayed Kashua look so sad at the Telluride Film Festival?
The IDF is bracing itself for another slugfest.
Read J.J. Goldberg's latest analysis.
“Was I aware at the time that we were making history? There was no time to think about it. You did what you had to do. You did it and that’s all. If you were lucky, you got home. If you weren’t, you didn’t. It was as simple as that. We gave, we sacrificed, what we thought should be done, we did it.”
“Girls are ambushed almost daily, while a boy is rarely seen getting chastised for his clothing. This inequality exposes the misogyny underlying the rules.This predatory culture is counterproductive. It causes negative associations with the concept of modesty and makes girls feel hunted.”
It's common for Orthodox high schools to require girls to wear skirts. But has Yeshiva Flatbush gone too far? http://jd.fo/f5E4q
Steven Pinker is bringing Strunk and White into the 21st century:
Meet 110 Jewish women who changed France: http://jd.fo/t5K2U
Who would you add to the list?
“I see vaccinations as the problem. It’s a hoax. Even the Salk [polio] vaccine is a hoax. It’s just big business.”
Do these views worry you?
"If Ruth Calderon did not exist, it would be necessary to dream of someone like her."
"I spent time in the village Shejaiya. It is a total ruin with no habitable house left. It is a vast expanse of gray rock and debris, rubble and ruin, welter and waste. Anything that is upright is barely so; everything is blown to bits on every side. There is a putrid smell in the air, and I was told that it is rotting animal carcasses not yet removed from the debris."
Will you buy an Apple Watch? Dr. Ruth has some advice for you: