Talia Lavin is an intern at JTA. A recent Harvard graduate and aspiring novelist, she recently returned from a Fulbright grant in Ukraine, where she studied early 20th-century Hebrew literature.
December 5, 2013 2:54pm
Played by Israeli actress Gal Gadot, the iconic superheroine is finally getting a turn on the silver screen — and it’s about time.
December 4, 2013 3:28pm
Four young Jewish entrepreneurs received grants to encourage social entrepreneurship among young Jews.
December 2, 2013 2:52pm
The anonymous woman featured on the paper’s front page responds to critics of the controversial image and explains her Star of David tattoo.
November 27, 2013 2:50pm
The halachic prenuptial agreement has been touted as the solution to Orthodoxy’s problem of “chained wives,” but the practice faces resistance and challenges.
November 18, 2013 4:46pm
The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) has received a $4 million grant from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to provide emergency assistance to Holocaust survivors in North America.
November 18, 2013 11:25am
Organizers of last week’s intentional communities conference in Maryland say many have had a taste of Jewish communal living and are hungry for more.
November 12, 2013 5:41pm
The father and uncle of a man who has refused to give his wife a religious divorce temporarily resigned from ArtScroll.
November 12, 2013 5:34pm
Tighter border security means Israeli marijuana smokers are turning to sources closer to home.
November 7, 2013 3:44pm
Matti Friedman, author of “The Aleppo Codex,” won the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.
November 7, 2013 9:52am
Asylum Arts, a nonprofit group that hopes to empower and connect Jewish artists, was launched in New York.