A Hebrew version of Playboy magazine is coming to Israel.
It might raise an eyebrow or two that Josh Neuman, former editor and publisher of Heeb magazine — the irreverent, youth-oriented Jewish magazine that shut down its print operations in 2010 — is now in charge of editorial content at GOOD, a multiplatform media outlet dedicated to helping “people who give a damn” do well by doing good.
German-Jewish author Rafael Seligmann has launched a Jewish quarterly magazine.
The magazine, Zayzafouna, published an article earlier this year from a high-school-age contributor in which she describes four role models.
There are many ways to tell the story of Chanukah. Tap dancing is not usually one of them.
Consumerism is often dubbed the antithesis of all that is good, but that doesn’t have to be so. More and more, businesses are adopting ethical labor practices, Earth-friendly materials and altruistic causes. We found a few ways for you to flex your consumer power — with a conscience.
Lunch in the small, red-tiled Paprika Grill in Tarzana, with its short, kosher Mediterranean menu, seems like a simple proposition.
Commentary, the seminal neoconservative magazine, has donated its archives to the University of Texas at Austin.
Stephen Michaels’ fondest memories of his Aunt Lisa are of watching movies with her.
In the dictionary, a bully is defined as “a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people.” It sounds likes an accurate definition, but it’s not absolutely true. Sure, there is always the stereotypical, all muscle and no brains guy walking around punching lockers and dunking kids in trash cans. And every school has the beautiful yet snobby rich girl who cheats on tests and calls everyone insulting names.
“That’s just the way we do it.” You might have gotten this response if you asked your grandparents or parents why and how Jews keep kosher.
The Paris-based Simon Wiesenthal Center wants an Air France-KLM affiliate to stop selling a French magazine with a cover article that the center says targets Israel.
When I look back on my childhood, it is not an idyllic landscape of memories. My relationship with my father was strained, and my childhood was an emotionally difficult time for me. I began performing when I was five years old, and my father - a tough man - pushed my brothers and me hard, from the earliest age, to be the best performers we could be.
"A man should live, if only to satisfy his curiosity." The Yiddish proverb, tacked to the wall of my study, came to mind when curiosity -- and the assignment to entertain my visiting young grandsons -- led me to the Nextbook festival. It's a personal embarrassment, or the fault of the organization's anti-promotional attitude, that I had never heard of Nextbook, or as its logo has it: nextbook>.
Ben Goldhirsh the 27 year old brains and bread behind GOOD magazine, wants to combine his successful business with a commitment to philanthropy and public service. Goldhirsh sees the GOOD brand, which also includes Reason Pictures, a film company he started in 2004, as much more than a media organization. It's "a meta-company," he said, "a lifestyle brand" that appeals to the "reason-based sensibilities" of people like him. People who know privilege and yet want to change the world in a big way.
"Anachnu Beh America!" "We're in America!" proclaims the title of the nine-month-old Hebrew-language monthly glossy aimed at Los Angeles' Israeli community. The magazine, which averages around 40 to 50 pages, is eye-catching.
Michael Simkin, CEO of C-Do Networks, believes that Sheinkin still retains enough of its eccentricity and bustle to perpetuate its mythic status.
An enjoyable chick-lit book, "The Devil Wears Prada," in movie form follows the novel's storyline, with slight modifications to the plot that only enhance our understanding of Andy's dilemma. And for the fashion buff, the insider's view of the inner workings of a haute couture, albeit fictional, fashion magazine are amusing.
Guilt & Pleasure -- "A magazine for Jews and the people who love them" -- hit newsstands across North America last month, offering readers content ranging from long-form essays and memoirs to fiction, comics, photography and archival material.
For years, young Jews have voted with their feet after their bar or bat mitzvahs, with about half of those in non-Orthodox synagogues' religious schools leaving before the 12th-grade confirmation.
He's not your typical yenta, he's not JDate and he's certainly not your grandmother's cousin once removed, but Asher Aramnia loves making love connections for local Jewish singles.
With countless successful matches to his credit, Aramnia's matchmaking activities through the Iranian Jewish Chronicle (Chashm Andaaz) magazine, which is operated by the Eretz-SIAMAK Cultural Center in Tarzana, has become something of a unique surprise in the local Jewish community, where women traditionally help Jewish singles find their soulmates.
The current March/April issue of Adbusters magazine features a lead-in piece by editor Kalle Lasn titled, "Why won't anyone say they are Jewish?" In it, Lasn points out the fact that of the 50 or so neocons influencing United States diplomatic and defense policy either within government or in media and think tanks, about half are Jewish.
Teen magazines like YM or Seventeen are usually aimed at young girls who can spend hours contemplating the deeper questions of life like "How can I tell if he likes me?" or "Is 50 Cent hot or not?"
All traces of the solemnity and sadness of Holocaust Remembrance Day were gone by nightfall when the gang from New York-based Heeb Magazine threw their first West Coast party at the Hollywood-and-Vine hotspot Deep.
Rabbi Arnold Rachlis, spiritual leader of Irvine's University Synagogue, earned a spot on OC Metro magazine's "Hot 25" list of people who are making a significant difference in Orange County.
Last week, before the premiere of my new show "While You Were Out," I got my first big national magazine review.
Calabasas may sound like an unlikely origin for a rap magazine, especially one started by a young, Jewish teen.
David Suissa, darkly handsome with thick gray hair and penetrating coffee-colored eyes, has summoned all the passion of his heart and all the power of his top-rated advertising agency to "make people fall in love with Judaism and their fellow Jews," he says.
On Fox's breakout comedy, "That '70s Show," Mila Kunis plays spoiled and sassy Jackie Burkhardt. But, in real life, she's very much a child of the '90s, down to her fascination with the Internet.
When it debuted in the summer of 1994, Saveur reinvented the food magazine genre by focusing, like any good chef, as much on ingredients as on finished dishes.