A good love story is rare. A love story that spans 76 years is even rare. Carl Warner wanted to ask Abby Deutsch out while they were in high school. But right when he was going to, Japan attacked…Pearl Harbor, and America entered World War II. And he enlisted in the Marines, leaving Miami Beach for war. After being separated for 76 years, the two reunited this past August--and well, let's just say that there was a passionate kiss. Warner is now 92, while Deutsch is 91. Deutsch gave People the juicy deets about… >> Read More
When it comes to giving birth, most media outlets tend to gloss over the reality.
Whether it's a movie, TV show, or photograph, a lot of times, the new mom is picture-perfect and smiling, holding…a super clean and happy baby. This is why one picture a mom and photographer took has gone viral--because it's real. The picture also highlights a vital relationship that is often underplayed--one between a nurse and her patient. On September 2, Katie Lacer of MommaKT Shoots Photography took a photo of a mom who had just given… >> Read More
Debra Messing, the actress primarily known for playing Jewish interior decorator Grace Adler in the television situation comedy series Will And Grace, has been outspoken about her Jewish…identity--and anti-Semitism--in the past. Her words are a necessary reminder, especially in a time where elementary-age children were taught the Nazi salute at a Vermont school. After the election, she called on Ivanka Trump to "set up" and be a positive example for Jewish moms. So when Messing, who is on the revival of Will… >> Read More
Based on Pentatonix's "Evolution of Music," a capella group Y-Studs' new video spans over 1,000 years of Jewish music, and includes classics like Maoz Tzur (Rock of Ages) and Hava Nagilah, some…Israeli folk tunes--and a few lines from "Fiddler on the Roof" in a swift and upbeat survey. There's even a brief Adam Sandler cameo. Shanah Tovah! Enjoy, Kvellers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=gbeArPQqsc8 >> Read More
I love where my family lives right now. It's like a kibbutz: a townhouse big enough to meet our needs and amazing neighbors who are quick to share a beer and a laugh, pick up my kids from school if…I'm in a jam, and excited to teach me how to cook some Venezuelan dish—in my house because they know it needs to be kosher. The schools are amazing, and our kids are where they need to be academically. But we live with one foot in the secular world and another foot in religious world,… >> Read More