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.
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.
November 5, 2013 3:50pm
Advocacy groups and agunot are using the power of the media in the battle to get women religious writs of divorce.
October 31, 2013 4:30pm
The coffee giant looks to conquer tea and is waiting for Jewish dietary certification.
October 31, 2013 3:44pm
A 21-year-old Utah man was indicted on federal hate crimes charges for firing shots at a Salt Lake City synagogue last year.
October 31, 2013 2:46pm
Some last-minute ideas for Jewish-themed Halloween costumes for 2013.
October 30, 2013 4:25pm
New advances in reproductive medicine can make pregnancy viable up to age 55 — which is good news for American Jewish women, who generally have children later than other Americans.
October 28, 2013 10:25am
For sufferers of celiac disease who also love their Jewish food, adopting a gluten-free diet is not without its challenges.