is JTA's former associate editor.
January 2, 2013 9:48pm
It’s fairly easy to justify wallowing in pessimism over the prospect of a reasonable compromise in the simmering dispute over women’s prayer rights at the Western Wall. Both sides often appear in the media like intransigent ideologues who will be satisfied with nothing short of surrender by their opponents. But two essays out today by…
December 18, 2012 4:07pm
At the funeral for the youngest victim of the Newtown massacre, Noah Pozner, mourners offer remembrances, prayers and a plea not to stay “lost in sorrow.”
December 14, 2012 1:51pm
The president of Yeshiva University apologized for alleged instances of sexual misconduct and harassment by two former teachers at the university’s high school.
December 9, 2012 3:14pm
Jewish organizations increasingly are looking to data-driven analysis to drive decision-making and improve fundraising.
December 7, 2012 2:53pm
The New York Yankees reportedly offered Jewish free agent Kevin Youkilis a one-year, $12 million contract.
December 4, 2012 6:37pm
Giving a cow isn’t most people’s idea of a great Chanukah present, but the folks at Heifer International are trying to change that. Not sure this video is gonna do the trick, but who knows? Heifer donates cows to improverished communities around the world out of the belief — shared by at least one notable…
December 4, 2012 5:04pm
The Jewish service group Repair the World is offering micro-grants to encourage students to volunteer for Hurricane Sandy relief.
November 16, 2012 3:01pm
Air-raid sirens were sounded in Jerusalem on Friday, marking the first time the holy city has been targeted by rocket fire from Gaza.
November 12, 2012 4:31pm
Jewish activist Mason Tvert was behind the effort to sell the unprecedented marijuana legalization law that passed in Colorado.
November 6, 2012 9:00pm
In South Florida, Jewish voters talk about social issues and Israel at the conclusion of a bitterly fought presidential campaign.