Federal Judge Rejects Settlement With Weinstein Accusers

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A federal judge has rejected a $19 million settlement for women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in New York objected...

Great Neck Comedian Talia Reese Performing Off-Broadway

Great Neck comedian Talia Reese has been engaged to open for the remainder of the UK’s only strictly Orthodox Jewish stand-up comedian Ashley Blaker’s Off-Broadway show Strictly Unorthodox (the...

Tapping Into the ‘Golden Age’ of Cantorial Music for the 21st Century

Aryeh Leib Hurwitz is attuned to all things musical. A chazzan (“cantor”) and ordained Chabad rabbi born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., he studied at yeshivahs around the world...

From the Editor: A Jewish President?

By Larry Gordon We came close to possibly having a Jewish vice president with Senator Joe Lieberman back in 2000. But now it looks like this is serious. The two...

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...

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez in Israel for Tel Aviv Concert

American singer-actress and celebrity sensation Jennifer Lopez landed at Ben Gurion International Airport on Wednesday ahead of her Thursday night concert in Tel Aviv as part of her “It’s...

Five Towns Women Fund Theater Project On Mikveh

By Toby Klein Greenwald More than 12 years ago, a friend of mine, Myra Gutterman, came to me with a creative new idea. She had decided to record and transcribe...

Six Jewish Moments From the 2020 Oscars

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — When Adam Sandler was shut out of this year’s Academy Award nominations for “Uncut Gems,” the Oscars lost out on the chance to have an acceptance...

HBO Max to Air Yom Kippur War Drama ‘Valley of Tears’

BY CURT SCHLEIER (JTA) — HBO Max has bought the rights to “Valley of Tears,” a drama about the 1973 Yom Kippur War that is being touted as Israel’s biggest budget...

Maxwell House Offers ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Haggadah

(JTA) — Real life tradition and television nostalgia collide in a collaboration between the venerable Maxwell House Haggadah and the hit Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” The coffee company is...
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Addressing V’Lo Yilbash

Sometimes, a general prohibition is well-known, but the details of the prohibition are foreign even to seasoned talmidei chachamim. Although the prohibition of v’lo...

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Gaza Terrorists Fire Rockets Into Israel, Prompting IDF Retaliatory Strikes Against Hamas

(January 27, 2023 / JNS) Palestinian terrorists fired a barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip at Israeli communities overnight Thursday, prompting retaliatory strikes by the IDF...

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