Julie Wiener is a features writer for JTA. Previously, she was the associate editor of The New York Jewish Week, where she wrote about education, food and assorted other topics along with intermarriage.
November 15, 2013 2:00pm
A conference focuses on making the most of less than successful endeavors.
November 14, 2013 3:54pm
Exact numbers are hard to come by, but by some estimates half of Reform movement rabbinical students come from interfaith families — a sign, some argue, that the children of mixed marriages need not be lost to the Jewish community.
November 14, 2013 10:00am
A Jewish family foundation that allocates $30 million per year is narrowing its focus to two issues: inequality and climate change.
November 13, 2013 4:39pm
A Brooklyn academy touted as the model for a national movement of Hebrew charter schools received an F on its New York City Department of Education Progress Report.
November 12, 2013 4:33pm
Two new analyses of Pew data offer insights into Orthodox population growth and the Jewish identities of adult children of intermarriage.
November 12, 2013 3:52pm
The rate at which America’s Orthodox Jewish population is growing — and the non-Orthodox population is shrinking — is more dramatic than previously thought, according to Pew Research Center survey data.
November 12, 2013 2:46pm
A Stanford University Jewish education consortium and New York’s Yeshivat Chovevei Torah are the major recipients of $4.55 million in new grants from the Jim Joseph Foundation.
November 5, 2013 4:32pm
With a new book on “Being Both,” liberal Jewish leaders are becoming more open to working with families who want to expose their children to two religions.
November 1, 2013 1:02pm
A Montreal Jewish learning festival canceled two sessions that would have been led by a pro-Palestinian activist who calls for Birthright Israel’s abolition.
November 1, 2013 6:55am
A woman who pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a New York Jewish cemetery paid $1.1 million in restitution as part of a civil settlement agreement and was sentenced to five years’ probation.