Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama to stream story time for kids during coronavirus lockdown

On April 20, Obama will read from some of her favorite children's books in a event called "Mondays with Michelle Obama."

'One World' concert featuring major stars to air in Israel tonight

The event, led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the nonprofit group Global Citizen, told the personal stories of teachers and healthcare, grocery, delivery, postal and other workers.

19/04/2020
Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba performs ‘Fuerza y Compas’ around the country
Precise abandon: Lizt Alfonso dance club performs ‘Fuerza y Compas’

“It’s always a hot night in Havana whenever Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba performs."

By NERIA BARR
11/10/2017
Melania Trump
Did Melania Trump plagiarize Michelle Obama in GOP convention speech?

Presumptive Republican nominee's wife is accused of copying parts of 2008 address by outgoing first lady.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
19/07/2016
US President Barack Obama (R) and first lady Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama's Qatar trip marred by host's ties to anti-Semitic sheikh

According to Politico, Qatar Foundation has on a number of occasions provided a platform to controversial cleric Tariq al-Hawwas.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
07/11/2015
Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama's cousin to serve as first ‘black chief rabbi’

Rabbi Funye is the spiritual leader of the Beth Shalom Bnai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation and the only black rabbi on the Chicago Board of Rabbis.

By JTA
13/07/2015
Obama and Saudi Royal family
White House defends Michelle Obama's uncovered hair in Saudi visit

"The attire the First Lady wore on this trip was consistent with what first ladies in the past have worn," says White House press secretary.

Obama and Saudi Royal family
In Saudi Arabia, Michelle Obama raises eyebrows with a handshake and some hair

The first lady shocked some in the ultra-conservative country by appearing without a headscarf in front of royalty and shaking the king's hand.

Michelle Obama at the Berlin Holocaust Memorial.
Michelle Obama visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin

According to memorial director, the first lady and her daughters spent half-an-hour at the hallowed site.

By JTA
19/06/2013
Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim
US defers activist's award amid anti-Semitic tweets

Egyptian activist was due to be honored as one of 10 Int'l Women of Courage; she contends Twitter account was hacked.

By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER , JPOST CORRESPONDENT
08/03/2013
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