Amazing night with Pulitzer Prize-winning former Boston Globe reporter Matt Carroll, who was portrayed by Brian d'Arcy James in the Academy Award-winning film, "Spotlight." Matt talked with the Israeli fellows of Our Generation Speaks about data-driven journalism, the future of media, their OGS ventures, and — most importantly — what your kids say when they find out that you're being portrayed in a major motion picture by the actor who played "the singing Shrek" on Broadway.
My cousin's husband Rafi was stabbed before Shabbat by a Palestinian outside his house in Efrat. B"H he's fine, and so is Shoshana ... a true Chanukah miracle. Here's the interview with him in English.
The kids did a surprisingly good job with their first batch of latkes this year. Best quote from Zev: "Very disappointing that nothing caught on fire this year."
Mazel tov to Mayta, who starred as Joan of Ark in Gann Academy's production of George Bernard Shaw's "St. Joan." Whole cast was amazing.
So proud of my dad for building one of the largest independent media-buying agencies in the country. From scratch. The company just turned 50. Great work, pops!
Last week, Zev got to chill at The Rashi School with Dalia Rabin, the former Israeli politician and daughter of former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Zev's brilliant eighth-grade insight? "She rocked."
Great evening with former Mass. Governor Michael Dukakis, in support of Yeshiva Ohr Israel. We learned how the son of a Greek immigrant married the daughter of Jewish Ukranian immigrants and became governor and almost president. Only in America!