Menopause is spoken about in whispers. But Power is lifting her voice to shake off that stigma.
I understood that my life isn’t only my own. I am of my family and I’m of my people and I’m for my family and I’m for my people. So, I better make the most of it.
I came out of my Jewish shell the first time I put on a kippah (yarmulke). It was overwhelming. I was glowing. The cameras began to flash and suddenly I was wishing people all across the world a Shabbat Shalom on Instagram.
Not to diss our religion or anything. But, when I think about beatboxing, scratching, and mic drops, Jews are not the first people who come to mind.
But as today is hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, let’s celebrate the Jews who have had a real impact on the genre.
At 10 years old, the boy who would grow up to be Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz – one of the 50 most influential American rabbis according to both the Forward and Newsweek — made a choice. He chose to be a Jew.
Sometimes it feels as though the Jewish people are being pushed out of all spaces, becoming homeless. We can’t let this happen.
If you’ve ever picked up a bottle of OPI nail polish, you’ve likely giggled at the names like “Ladies and Magenta-men,” “Orange You Glad it’s Summer” and “Suzi Sells Sushi by the Seashore.”