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War, What Is It Good For? Policing Female Bodies, Apparently

War, What Is It Good For? Policing Female Bodies, Apparently
By July 17, 2014

Girls encouraged to wear modest clothing for peace; women barred entry to bomb shelter in Israel. Read More

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Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth

Judy Blume on Censorship, Death Threats, Divorce, and Not Retiring Like Philip Roth
By July 14, 2014

“This is America: we don’t have censorship, we have, you know, freedom to read, freedom to write… we don’t ban books. But then they did.” Read More

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John Legend Thinks You’re Beautiful Wearing a Kippah and Tallit

John Legend Thinks You’re Beautiful Wearing a Kippah and Tallit
By July 11, 2014

Singer-songwriter’s new music video celebrates the beauty of all women—including one bat mitzvah girl. Read More

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Hope For Shuttered Kosher Cupcake Chain Crumbs

Hope For Shuttered Kosher Cupcake Chain Crumbs
By July 10, 2014

A reprieve at the eleventh hour? Read More

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Spotlight On: Gabriel Kahane—Composer, Musician, Bard of Los Angeles

Spotlight On: Gabriel Kahane—Composer, Musician, Bard of Los Angeles
By July 10, 2014

On his latest album “The Ambassador,” the 33-year-old musician transcends musical genres, with L.A. as his muse. Read More

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