Downstairs, in the crowded lower level of NYC hotspot ACME this past Tuesday evening, partiers took photo booth-style pictures with friends, significant others, and potential new spouses holding signs that read “NJB” (Nice Jewish Boy), “Kiss Me I’m Jewish,” and “Shalom, Jew Feel Me?”
After 92 years, many of them spent in manuscript form piled on a shelf of the Loeb Music Library at Harvard, Joseph Rumshinsky’s operetta, “Di Goldene Kale” (The Golden Bride), will be brought back to the stage at Rutgers University. As ever, the plot hinges on who gets the girl.
Move over, Bar Rafaeli — there’s a new Israeli “It girl” model.
Sofia Mechetner, a 14-year-old from Holon, a Tel Aviv suburb, has been signed — seemingly out of nowhere — as the “new face” of Dior, one of France’s top fashion houses. Israel’s Channel 2 accompanied Sofia for several days leading up to Paris Fashion Week, where she opened the show.