Before most of us ever heard of the small town of Beit Shemesh, Miri Shalem the orthodox mother of four children and a long-time resident was directing the town’s JCC.
Having survived a blizzardy drive down dark, unfamiliar roads last Wednesday evening, I shook the cold and snowflakes from my coat and walked into a warm room at the Newton JCC.
One hundred and one years ago today, Sophie Tucker sang those words from “Some of
For most of her life, philanthropist Deborah Strobin kept her past a secret from her friends, her children, and even her husband.
"Is she Jewish?"
For women in the Orthodox Jewish community, domestic abuse is still too often suffered in silence.
It's a tradition for players in the Super Bowl to wear a patch with the Roman numerals of the game's year on the left side of their chests (46, or XLVI, this year). On Sunday in I
JWA Woman of Valor Gertrude Elion has been chosen as the 2011 honoree to be inducted into the Jewish-Am
I guess it’s inevitable, when you’re at a book talk by a 1970s radical political activist who was wanted by the FBI, went underground, got arrested, and spent 16 and a half years behind bars, that
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