is JTA's former associate editor.
June 9, 2013 10:38pm
Thousands of haredim gathered in Lower Manhattan on Sunday to protest efforts to conscript the haredi Orthodox into the Israeli military.
May 28, 2013 10:03am
Is the growth of the haredi community a demographic threat to the non-Orthodox Jewish world? Jay Michaelson thinks so. But the Forward columnist is also being accused of cherry picking negative headlines to malign an entire community.
May 28, 2013 8:06am
Some folks in the Twitterverse seem to think so. Of course, there’s a whole sector of the Internet devoted to Hitler look-alikes. There’s the famous Hitler cats, and this site which is a generic catch-all for Hitler dopplegangers. Even our own Uri Fintzy thinks he spotted the fuhrer on a wall outlet in his apartment….
April 30, 2013 2:32pm
Israel’s national soccer team will be making its first New York appearance in decades for a match against Honduras at Citi Field.
April 29, 2013 2:45pm
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April 29, 2013 2:31pm
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April 24, 2013 4:27pm
Tad Taube has devoted much of his fortune to reviving Jewish life in Poland, including millions for the recently opened Museum of the History of Polish Jews. JTA’s Ben Harris reports.
April 18, 2013 2:55pm
Brooklyn College did not engage in religious discrimination in its handling of an event critical of Israel, a report concluded.
April 18, 2013 2:18pm
A Brooklyn woman pleaded guilty to charges that she stole $1 million from a Jewish cemetery on Staten Island.
April 16, 2013 6:01pm
That’s the question that came up in the editing of my story today about the Michael Broyde scandal. It’s too soon to know whether the man looked to as a respected religious court judge and an expert on Jewish ethics can recover either mantle after the revelation of his own unethical behavior. But at least…