The show was supposed to be a celebration of glamor and glitz, but in the second episode it dropped a bombshell: One of the protagonists’ husbands died of cardiac arrest.
The five stars of “Meusharot,” Israel’s version of the “Real Housewives” reality series, handled the news in their own ways. One grappled with her feelings about death. Another baked a cake to bring to the shiva.
Joshua Mitnick |
Jerusalem — They are known as “hardakim,” and have become caught in the crossfire of the escalating battle in Israel over the ending of military draft exemptions to the fervently Orthodox, also known as haredim.