Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775

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Besa, a book of portraits of Muslims who saved Jews during World War II, is dedicated to the memory of Cornell Capa, which is highly appropriate in at least two senses. One is purely photographic. The crispness and depth of the black-and-white images rendered by photographer Norman H. Gershman that fill this book echo the quality and manner that pervaded...
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NBC ... charity case? No, not the network -- but its spectacular new series whose theme of giving back may provide great payback in ratings for the fourth-place somewhat plucked Peacock. "The Philanthropist" -- must-pledge TV? The new Wednesday night series makes the case for giving from the wallet as its billionaire belies stereotypes, trumping notions that wealth always wields...
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In her chatty introduction to With Strength and Splendor: Jewish Women as Agents of Change, published by the Women's League for Conservative Judaism, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) notes that this is a truly extraordinary time for women. Not only have doors opened and any number of barriers fallen, but women are truly in positions of power. She points out that...
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
Summer is the time when lunch takes center stage. It's when you're most inclined to invite weekend guests; you may rent a house near the beach or a lake, which becomes a magnet for family and friends. If you're like me, you spend weekend mornings outdoors. By noon, you want to dazzle everyone with lunch in an instant. For that...
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A decade ago, Carole S. Kessner published an eye-opening book called The "Other" New York Jewish Intellectuals . Her thesis was that while writers like Lionel Trilling, Irving Howe and Philip Rahv were known and respected in intellectual circles worldwide, there existed at the same time another group of New York-based Jewish writers, who were not so widely known but...
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