is JTA's former associate editor.
July 17, 2013 10:58am
One comes to understand many things after 97 years of life. Here’s one: Sex may fade, but love …. that’s forever. So says Issur Danielovitch, the man better known to the world as the nonagenarian actor Kirk Douglas.
July 10, 2013 3:40pm
Sarah Chandler, the director of earth based spiritual practice at the Isabella Freedman retreat center in Connecticut, gets swamped by a herd of goats that seem to really love her hair.
July 9, 2013 11:39am
Fresh off President Obama’s South Africa, and as the world still holds its breath for Nelson Mandela, Roger Cohen offers a reminiscence on the attitudes of South Africa’s Jews during apartheid.
July 1, 2013 10:16am
The family of the ailing South African leader thanks the Jewish community for its love and support.
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.