Nissim Concert Lights Up Chanukah For a Good Cause

Chanukah is known as the Festival of Lights, and nowhere was that more apparent than at the Brooklyn’s Master Theater on Sunday, December 9, when 2,500 attendees of all...

Pink Floyd Tribute Band’s Shows Back on in Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Pink Floyd cover band announced on Tuesday that its upcoming Israel tour is back on after cancelling due to pressure from BDS advocate Roger Waters,...

Kosher Agency Says New Statement Regarding Lesbian Comic Is Forgery

By Josefin Dolsten NEW YORK (JTA) — The lesbian comic who said her shows at two kosher Brooklyn restaurants were canceled over her sexual orientation said she obtained a statement...

Lesbian Comedian Did Not Want to Be Famous for Tussling With Rabbis

NEW YORK (JTA) — Leah Forster found herself thrust into the limelight this week, and she’s not so happy about it. Though the Jewish comedian has more than 23,000 followers on Instagram and plays...

‘Who Will Write Our History’ to See Wider Release

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHPBGWvKMSs&feature=youtu.be "Who Will Write Our History,” Roberta Grossman’s chronicle of a lesser known form of WWII-era resistance, will have a theatrical run, website Women and Hollywood has learned exclusively. The Abramorama documentary...

Brooklyn Kosher Eateries Bow to Rabbinic Pressure Over Comedian’s Show

(JTA) — Two Brooklyn kosher eateries have cancelled hosting a sold-out New Year’s Eve show by an Orthodox Jewish comedian after rabbis threatened to pull their kashrut certification from...

Frank Sinatra’s Yarmulke Sells for Nearly $10,000

(JTA) — A hand-crocheted yarmulke that once belonged to Frank Sinatra sold at auction for nearly $10,000. The black kippah, with musical notes and “Frank” decorating its border, was auctioned...

Jews and Jewish Roles Make Shortlist for Golden Globe Nominees

(JTA) — Plenty of Jewish actors as well as films and shows with Jewish content made this year’s Golden Globes shortlist. Here are the Jewish nominees for the award, presented by...

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season 2 Debuts to Glowing Reviews

(JTA) — The second season of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” a show about a young Jewish housewife turned aspiring comedian that won eight Emmy Awards in the fall, premiered Wednesday on Amazon...

Quentin Tarantino, Israeli Singer Daniela Pick Marry

(JTA) — Director Quentin Tarantino married Israeli singer Daniela Pick under a chuppah in their Beverly Hills, California, home. The couple had a nearly decade-long transatlantic relationship that began when...

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Reuniting In The Holy Land: Reconnecting With HANC Alumni Studying in Israel

This past week, Rabbi Adelman, Rabbi Yisrael Weingot, and the director of girls’ Israel guidance, Morah Linda Nathan, visited alumni spending the year studying...

DRS Students Receive Special Awards For Chesed

  DRS held its eighth annual Nedivei Lev Service Society Induction Ceremony. This special ceremony recognizes DRS students who have shown exemplary service to their...

YOSS Bachurei Chemed-Yedidei Hashem Hear From Rav Landau

A select group of talmidim of Yeshiva of South Shore were privileged to visit and hear divrei chizuk from Rav Sholom Noach Landau, shlita,...

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