Mandy Silverman: Challah Guru
BY MANDY SILVERMAN There are many ways to bake challah and Mandy Silverman offers no less than 370 varieties. Her sweet and savory braided loaves are topped and stuffed with ingredients you never imagined, like caramelized onions and brisket, molten peppermint...
Rudy Rochman: Redefining Jewish activism
by Cindy Saltzman “When Jews are united, when Jews are able to empower themselves and fill their purpose, we succeed. We are the variable that changes the outcome of our situation.” RUDY ROCHMAN WANTS TO BRING JEWS all over the world together. To...
Myron Sugerman: The Last Jewish Gangster
By McGwire (Mac) Pinkus WOULD YOU BELIEVE that a loving devoted 85-year-old grandfather, once considered the Jewish Mafia’s father of an illicit gambling syndicate, partnered with Simon Wiesenthal to track down Josef Mengele in Paraguay? We sat down with Myron...
Elon Gold: Show biz and shul biz
BY TARA DUBLIN Talking to Elon Gold was like having a conversation with a cousin I hadn’t seen since his Bar Mitzvah in the early 80s. We’re both Gen X Jews (in fact, we spoke the day after he turned 52) from the Tri-State area (he grew up in the Pelham Parkway area...
Brooke Burke, Life after Dancing with the Stars, divorce and cancer, to a life of meaning, wellness, and joy.
BY ALLISON KUGEL From coveted lingerie model to popular television host to fitness guru, Brooke Burke has lived many lives in her fifty-one years on this planet and her more than two decades in the entertainment industry. She is living proof that you can grow wiser...
All of The Respect On Her Name: Meet Tova the Poet
By Tara Dublin With a name that literally means “good,” Tova Ricardo--aka Tova the Poet--is using her vibrant voice to speak to her unique experience as a young Black Jewish woman at a time when our country has never been more divided. While we struggle with...
Toby Gotesman-Schneier: Tragedy Happens In Color
by ALLISON MINTZ Provocative, unexpected, and haunting are just three words to describe the captivating work of artist Toby Gotesman-Schneier. Gotesman-Schneier is a world-renowned artist and has her work displayed in private homes and museums around the world. Her...
Rachel Stubbington: No Shrinking Violet
BY DEBRA RICH GETTLEMAN Be honest. If you were tasked with writing a story about a 22-year-old rising Hollywood star with perfect teeth and a crown of magnificent crimson curls, who comes from a nice Jewish home with a functional observant family she adores, and is...
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