How I learned to love my curly, Jewish locks
The O.J. Simpson trial—and Marcia Clark’s coif—mesmerized the American public in the mid-’90s. Two decades on, women continue to get unfairly scrutinized.
Piny Benzaken provided Farrah Fawcett with her perfect—and Jewish—weave
With baldness looming, I turn to you, Sy Sperling
To celebrate, we’re highlighting stories about Jews and hair
A fascinating New York City museum exhibit looks at black women’s hair and nails. Don’t wait for the Jewish version.
In 1947, Roman Vishniac documented Orthodox Jewish Holocaust Survivors near Paris. He also photographed Antoine.
How an adopted ritual helped one convert make peace with her unruly mane
I grew up hating my curly, unruly frizz. But on a trip to Israel, I found people who celebrated kinky locks—theirs and mine.
This week in Jewcy, our partner site
Good hair, English roots, and an Egyptian synagogue
OMC Israel is first step in world hairdressing competition. Seriously.