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.
October 22, 2013 5:59pm
A growing network of liberal burial societies are hoping to popularize and broaden participation in Jewish burial rituals that traditionally have been limited to Orthodox auspices.
October 21, 2013 3:00pm
New York’s outgoing mayor acknowledged he didn’t need the prize money, which he said he will probably donate to some “unconventional” cause in the Middle East.
October 15, 2013 1:21pm
More than 600 participants attended the first Limmud educational experience in Peru.
October 14, 2013 6:14pm
Some commentators are arguing that the recent Pew survey offers good news for American Jews.
October 14, 2013 4:17pm
The lead author of a recent study that found kosher chicken has twice the frequency of antibiotic-resistant bacteria than non-kosher is a senior at an elite prep school in New York City.
October 9, 2013 5:03pm
A Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van one month before his bar mitzvah.
October 9, 2013 12:02pm
The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College selected Deborah Waxman, a rabbi and historian of American Judaism, as its new president.
October 9, 2013 11:51am
Yeshiva University hired a new faculty member convicted of inappropriate sexual behavior with boys, according to the Forward.
October 9, 2013 6:34am
Kosher chicken might be less safe to consume than conventional poultry, a new study found.
October 8, 2013 12:13pm
The first ever joint program in experiential education and Jewish cultural arts will open at George Washington University next summer.