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‘93Queen’ chronicles Chasidic variation on #MeToo

To many, having to fight for the right to volunteer might seem slightly ridiculous. But that’s exactly what viewers see in documentarian Paula Eiselt’s first feature-length film, “93Queen,” which chronicles the arduous process of turning Ezras Nashim — an all-volunteer ambulance corps comprised solely of Chasidic Jewish women — from idea to reality.

Wednesday 08/22/2018
Temple Solel artist-member Jeanine Korer: “I paint happy”
Posted: August 22, 2018

As Jeanine Korer prepares for the opening of her art exhibit at Temple Solel on Sept. 1, she is eager to share an expansive lifetime of work aimed at making audiences smile.

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Wednesday 08/15/2018
98-year-old writes book to save the world
Posted: August 15, 2018

“What am I going to do with my life?”Julian Hyman asked himself, as many have asked standing at life’s crossroads, puzzling over inchoate paths that might lead to new directions or careers.

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Wednesday 08/08/2018
‘Generation Wealth’ documents money obsession
Posted: August 08, 2018

Anytime the wealth of a celebrity or business leader is disclosed, the internet explodes with hot takes about money, ownership and excess.

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Wednesday 08/01/2018
Chicken so good, it’s addictive
Posted: August 01, 2018

R emember the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” episode where Larry David is obsessed with chicken from a Palestinian restaurant, but is wracked by guilt for supporting the establishment? “I know, I know, but this chicken, you can’t believe how good it is!”

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Wednesday 07/25/2018
New meaning in old story
Posted: July 25, 2018

Not long ago, in an antiques shop, I found a February 1937 issue of “National Geographic” that featured Berlin. It portrayed a city thriving under Nazi rule, with photos of streets festooned with swastika flags, Hitler’s birthday parade and children smiling in front of swastika-draped buildings.

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Wednesday 07/18/2018
Refreshing no-bake desserts perfect for summer
Posted: July 18, 2018

There is something special about an elaborate dessert. Finishing a meal with a showstopper of a sweet treat makes everyone smile.

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Wednesday 07/11/2018
Peach season blossoms each summer
Posted: July 11, 2018

There is nothing better than biting into a ripe peach, even when the juice rolls down to my chin. With their sweet flavor tinged with a touch of tartness, peaches are my favorite fruit — not just for their taste but for their versatility, too.

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Wednesday 06/20/2018
Big splash at Caesarea Harbor with new Crusader market
Posted: June 20, 2018

Summer is the time of year when many Jews from the United States and around the world visit Israel. This summer, visitors will have something new to behold.

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