Emily Zimmer·7 min read
It’s extremely meaningful to let yourself get lost in a performance and to uncover the special qualities of fiction and comedy. Sitting in the audience allowed me to view life as a game, just for a little while, and to let the actresses on stage do the living.
Ayala Tiefenbrunn·2 min read
How many times do we as women push ourselves to go to sleep “just an hour later”, skip that meal, run out to do a chore that “can’t wait until tomorrow” because we hear our families singing Eishet Chayil in our heads and wish we felt like we deserved it?
Emily Zimmer·5 min read
“Soon By You” does a great job of playing on otherwise tired Jewish stereotypes like how all women are named “Sarah” and how out of the box it is to be anything other than a rabbi or a lawyer. While it’s easy for us to laugh at the cliches of the Jewish world many of us are immersed in, “Soon By You” really aims to show how painful all of it can be.
Lela Casey·1 min read
Bentzi Avtzon’s documentary, The Light Of Fire, shows both the destructive and transformative power of fire.
Billye Joyce Roberts·8 min read
Steve Jobs did not exit the womb with a computer chip in his mouth. Warren Buffet was not born holding a stock tip, and Thomas Edison didn't change the light bulb above his crib.
Lela Casey·2 min read
Rachel Kann's new children's book reminds us all to remember that we sparkle inside.