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Ruth Bader Ginsburg was Inspired by a Forgotten Female Trailblazer



Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, left, and women’s rights advocate Dorothy Kenyon. (Barney Stein/New York Post Archives/Getty Images) (From left: Doug Mills; Barney Stein/From left: AP; New York Post Archives /(c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Image)

About halfway through “On…

The Jewish Films You Might Have Missed in 2018


There’s something about the movie release calendar and its accompanying wheel of promotion that can produce a feeling of monotony, one that has an obvious dulling effect on people’s receptivity to the medium at large. Summer is when the big tentpole releases come out and springtime and …

Were They or Weren’t They?


Jerry Stiller, a cast member in "The Heartbreak Kid", arrives with his wife Anne Meara at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles, September 27, 2007. (photo credit: REUTERS/CHRIS PIZZELLO)

Twenty years after the iconic sitcom Seinfeld went off the air, Jerry Stiller said he still isn’t …

Top 10 Jewish Celebrity Mom Moments of 2018


We love Jewish celeb moms here at Kveller. How could we not? From Mila Kunis to Gal Gadot, seeing badass Jewish mamas thrive and act as positive role models — and incorporate Judaism and Jewishness into their very public-facing jobs — really makes us, well, kvell.

Throughout 2018, so m…

Blasphemy


As 527 attendees at this year’s Men’s Event can attest, I possess a certain animus towards Ohio State University. As a life-long Michigan fan, this hostility is a cultural mandate and exacerbated by recent years of complete football futility against the college from the south. As such, …