is JTA's former associate editor.
June 28, 2013 10:22am
Some more Orthodox responses to this week’s Supreme Court decision on gay marriage.
June 27, 2013 4:01pm
What do you do if a group quotes your rabbi to condemn something you’ve done? Naturally, you quote their rabbi back at them.
June 26, 2013 11:33am
The haredi Orthodox Agudath Israel of America’s take on the gay marriage decision: Society’s mores may shift and crumble but eternal verities exist. One is marriage, the union of a man and a woman.
June 26, 2013 10:50am
What does Shimon Peres have to teach us after nearly nine decades of life?
June 21, 2013 4:02pm
A San Francisco federation employee was let go today for violating company policies requiring preapproval for public communications, the federation CEO said.
June 21, 2013 11:41am
Yair Lapid gave his first speech in the Knesset this week and went right for the jugular.
June 19, 2013 4:27pm
Fox News reports: Federal authorities have accused two upstate New York men of assembling a portable X-ray weapon they intended to use against opponents of Israel.
June 19, 2013 10:59am
JTA has received a number of responses to an opinion piece this week suggesting that a Canadian lawmaker and former minister of justice was not involved in broad-based human rights work.
June 18, 2013 11:01am
The ordination of three Orthodox women on Sunday was billed as a historic event, but for much of the Orthodox world the move represents a dangerous break with tradition — if not an outright violation of Jewish law.
June 17, 2013 5:33pm
Tomorrow, I’ll have a longer story about Rabbi Avi Weiss’ controversial ordination of three Orthodox women on Sunday. But in the meantime, check out the sample ordination certificate, or klaf, provided to one of the first graduates of Yeshivat Maharat, Weiss’ school for the training of women as “rabbinic leaders.”