In fact, Mizrahi admits he's really not a very good Jew at all. "But I am very Jewish, culturally, and I feel completely conjoined with the Jewish religion. I was afraid that I would let myself down in some way."I'm definitely not practicing, and there are certain aspects of the misogyny and anti-gay ideas that I just can't do. I don't know, it's hard to explain." In its press release, the museum writes that the show will examine "Mizrahi's unique position at the intersection of high style and popular culture," which is a diplomatic way of alluding to Mizrahi's tumultuous journey. That's actually a Jewish thing: Jews don't know how to enjoy themselves.But when Isaac Mizrahi arrives for our dinner date at Russ & Daughters Cafe one evening in January, he's an open book.
Twelve years ago, upon grasping a profound paucity in the spiritual and social resources available to today's Jewish women, Rabbi Wallerstein dared to step out of the box-and founded Ohr Naava, at a time when no comparable center existed.In addition, well-known guest lecturers from both America and abroad are invited to speak in Ohr Naava regularly.Rabbi Zechariah Wallerstein, founder and director, has become an icon in the Jewish world of fearless vision, deep conviction, and unfailing warmth.J.; the Frisch School in Paramus; Ramaz in Manhattan; Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls in Teaneck; Yeshiva University High School for Girls in Holliswood, N.Y.; and the Yeshiva of Flatbush also participated in the competition.This was the fifth consecutive year that Lander College for Men (LCM) hosted the Olympiad.