Ruth Bader Ginsburg is best known for being an advocate for justice and a feisty, fierce feminist. We don't have to list all her amazing accomplishments as a Jewish female justice on the United…States Supreme Court (though you know the landmark Roe v. Wade decision? Ginsburg was there). But RBG — in addition to being the only justice with a notorious nickname — is kvell-worthy for another reason: She's a style icon. Ginsburg's taste in fashion represents her fearlessness and her feminism. For instance, while most male justices… >> Read More
Those original 10 plagues are like, so 4,000 years ago! Our friends at Midrash Manicures have come out with new nail decals highlighting plagues from our modern day society. Some of their picks…include binge-watching, global warming, selfies, and mosquito-borne diseases. Put these babies on your nails and add a new twist to your seder conversations. After discussing frogs, locusts, and cattle disease, you can fast forward a couple of millennia and discuss the things plague-ing us today. Enter to win a set of these fab nail decals… >> Read More
Passover is two weeks away and if you are anything like us, you're slowly exiting Passover denial and beginning to plan.
What better way to accessorize your Passover planning and preparations than…with a matzah headband? Much like matzah itself, the neutral colors go with everything. Our friends at Midrash Manicures are giving away a free matzah headband to one lucky winner. Enter the giveaway below for a chance to win -- it ends next Thursday. a Rafflecopter giveaway >> Read More
Chances are, you have a Toys R Us gift card lying around somewhere. (Trust me: You do. I happened to just find one last weekend that's probably more than five years old.)
If you've got them, use…them: The iconic chain announced today that they will be closing all their stores in the U.S. The retailer intends to honor gift cards for the next 30 days, a company spokesperson told USA Today. At a time in which it's easier (and often cheaper) to purchase toys online — and in an era in… >> Read More
Remember Filofaxes? Mine was my bible. I would enter all my plans in ink, sometimes weeks ahead of time. I would carry the green leather book with me everywhere I went.
“8 p.m. at Tiramisu with…Avery,” I’d input. The crazy part is that, on the appointed evening, Avery and I would both show up, on time, at the restaurant. It was that simple! There were no last-minute cancellations; there wasn’t an endless email or text chain debating the plan. We just showed up. And sometimes, when we were wrapping up… >> Read More