is JTA's former associate editor.
May 5, 2015 8:34pm
Etan Mintz, the rabbi of Baltimore’s oldest continually active synagogue, writes of a renewed sense interfaith commitment to bring city residents together and work toward systemic change.
April 7, 2015 10:58am
Is the nuclear deal with Iran the West’s “best bet” to thwart Tehran’s nuclear weapons ambitions, or is it a dangerous mistake that would give Iran a “free path” to the bomb?
March 16, 2015 2:34pm
At a Tel Aviv rally Sunday night, the Jewish Home chairman serenaded voters with the Israeli classic “Jerusalem of Gold.”
October 31, 2014 12:09pm
Most farmers don’t celebrate the death of their crops. But the arrival of the first sub-freezing night was a welcome respite after months of hard labor.
September 19, 2014 9:57am
With winter storage crops harvested and summer crops still in the ground, September is a special moment for the seasonal eater.
September 12, 2014 10:22am
Corn has a bad rap in the sustainable farming community, which is a shame. One of North America’s great native crops, corn is fast growing, tolerant of diverse climates, and incredibly versatile.
September 5, 2014 10:54am
Winter storage crops are the endurance athletes of the plant kingdom, surviving over 100 days in the field and providing nourishment all through the winter.
August 29, 2014 11:56am
The tomato plant giveth and the tomato plant taketh away — a bit earlier than hoped.
August 22, 2014 9:35am
Even those of us selling fancy heirloom tomatoes and freshly harvested kale are at the mercy of a market that has conditioned consumers to pay low prices for their vegetables.
August 15, 2014 7:18am
It wasn’t the hoped-for bumper crop of onions, but after all the fretting and hand-wringing, it was a crop still.