is JTA's former associate editor.
April 4, 2014 10:43am
It’s not easy entrusting your livelihood to nature at a time when the climate is changing.
March 28, 2014 9:56am
With other crops, you get a few chances to get them right. If one planting of lettuce fails, there’s another one two weeks later. But onions are a one-time deal.
March 21, 2014 11:47am
In a new weekly feature, former JTA associate editor Ben Harris chronicles his transition from New York journalist to Connecticut farmer.
January 30, 2014 4:26pm
JTA’s Ben Sales visited the plant last year and found hundreds of content employees.
January 28, 2014 10:42am
Pete Seeger, a man for whom the modifier “legendary” seems hopelessly inadequate, had many Jewish associations in a career that spanned seven decades.
January 27, 2014 2:37pm
The annual conference of Chabad women emissaries is about half the size of the men’s version, but that’s hardly the only difference.
January 22, 2014 3:56pm
The Canadian PM did all the usual Israel stuff — visited Yad Vashem and the Western Wall, picked up an honorary degree, and performed a cover of a classic Beatles’ song.
January 16, 2014 1:52pm
Stephen Harper is well-known for his staunch support of Israel. He’s less well-known for performing Beatles’ covers.
January 6, 2014 10:58am
New York City officials have slammed the New York Post for its handling of a murdered Brooklyn real estate developer. But was it anti-Semitic?
December 24, 2013 10:16am
Hillel may not be guilty of censorship by declining to invite non-Zionists into the Jewish discussion. But that decision does have its costs.