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  • An optimistic entrepreneur earns his (Akiva) Stripes

    By Elyse Glickman

    July 8, 2015 | 3:20 pm

    While some people wear their hearts on their sleeves, Georgia native Cameron Alpert prefers the front of a T-shirt or a hoodie. That’s what led him to start Akiva Stripe, a Los Angeles-based and Jewish-inspired urban clothing line, with the hope that others will proudly do the...

  • Artist Siona Benjamin brings Hindu and Muslim motifs to portrayals of biblical outcasts

    March 19, 2013 | 6:10 am

    In the space of a single painting, Siona Benjamin juxtaposes feminism, Indian mythology and Jewish imagery.

    On a three-foot canvas, she’ll paint a portrait of a blue-skinned figure, usually a character from the Bible, with nods to Persian miniatures, Talmudic fables and Vishnu...