Dvora Meyers is a journalist and author based in Brooklyn.
A Jewish deli favorite endures in a Mexican-American neighborhood that was once L.A.’s Lower East Side
Between color wars and singalongs, some Jewish camps include Holocaust education in Tisha B’Av programming. What does that mean for Jewish identity?
Denim defined fashion for a generation of frum schoolgirls, who played with Orthodoxy’s rules of modesty through small acts of sartorial rebellion. A slideshow of one woman’s beskirted past.
I’d always wanted a tattoo, but believed, following this week’s parasha, that it was categorically prohibited. Before making the commitment, I had to wrestle with the text.
Never mind the nice Jewish girls like Natalie Portman, the most compelling character in today’s pop culture is Amy Winehouse, a Jewish mother’s worst nightmare but still daddy’s little girl
My single mother had set aside a “wedding fund” for me, money to pay for a ceremony and party. But still single at 27, and with school loans mounting, I saw another way to buy myself happiness.
Alone among the Bible’s heroes, the prophet Devorah, my namesake and the hero of this week’s haftorah, didn’t need a man to make her complete. But what can a modern single woman learn from her?
The stars of Sundance’s ‘Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys’
Plus Rahm gives tours of his basement and more
Larry King hangs up his suspenders. We tell you how to cope.
Also, some thoughts on dodging kitchen appliances
Danny Ayalon is glad to have her
Esther Petrack departs ‘America’s Next Top Model’
The secular Jew who actually misses religion
Plus a stealth subway artist and more.
This week on ‘America’s Next Top Model’
Modern Orthodox contestant keeps Shabbat, says mom
Tomorrow, a Nittany Lion goes for gold