Spring Calls for Color

By Elie Robinson While writing this, I’m glancing out the window, and the glorious sun suggests only one thing: spring has arrived. I’m going to be (foolishly) optimistic in saying...

Under 5’10”: Finding Casual Clothes That Fit

By Elie Robinson In the late ’90s when I took my first corporate job, I remember the excitement of learning that the attire was “casual.” While most of my friends...

Exploring the fabric of Israeli society through fashion

Mirroring Israel’s start-up nation mentality in the face of minimal resources, Galit Reismann, founder of TLVStyle, maintains that with no fashion houses, textile factories, governmental support and few large...

Front-Row Fashion In The Five Towns

Last Tuesday night, fashionable women from the Five Towns and beyond stepped out in their finest to participate in Couture for a Cause’s fifth fundraiser (CFAC NO5). Complete with...

Zissy Wigs Makes Waves

By Shoshana Selig The word “boutique” conjures up images of Parisian shops offering exclusive designer creations. A boutique is that coveted niche of space where designer, artisan, and expert craftsperson...

Joan Rivers At Local Charity Fashion Extravaganza, June 4

By Samatha Hain After a nearly three-year hiatus, Couture for a Cause is back and better than ever, with their “Joys of Life” fashion show hosted by famed comedic personality...

L.A. fashion blogger apologizes for photos at Jewish mausoleum

(JTA) – A blogger on the Los Angeles fashion scene apologized for posting photos of herself in front of a Jewish mausoleum on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Rachel Nguyen wrote...

How Karl Lagerfeld Cleansed Chanel of its Nazi Past

  (JTA) — If you walk into any wealthy Jewish American neighborhood, a careful eye will spot designer duds – Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton – sported by well-coiffed men and women...

The Chesed Factor: Junee’s Mix Of Trendy Fashion & Acts Of Compassion

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Mention June Abiksos’s name and you are sure to elicit unabashed praise. The personable proprietor of the popular Junee stores in the Five Towns, Brooklyn, and...

Once Shamed Fashion Designer Galliano to Teach at NYC Fashion School

Fashion designer John Galliano’s comeback continues. The once-shamed head of the House of Dior is planning to teach a master class on “emotion” at Parsons School of Design in...

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According to a new Pew Research Poll, most Americans view Israelis favorably, but less than half feel the same way about the Israeli government....

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Haute École Pedagogigue (HEP), a Swiss teacher-training institute in Lausanne in the French-speaking Canton of Vaud, has modified a teacher-training seminar on the Israeli-Arab...

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BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A New Mexico militia group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border and detaining would-be migrants was “training to assassinate...

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