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.
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.
October 27, 2013 3:52pm
Eugene Mirman, Russian-Jewish comedian, has made a career of delighting audiences with his absurd takes on the modern world.
October 23, 2013 2:54pm
The USC Shoah Foundation sold off patent licenses now being used to sue a slew of leading tech companies.
October 18, 2013 1:07pm
Yosef Kolko, a former Jewish educator from New Jersey, was sentenced to 13 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault.
October 17, 2013 4:08pm
A West Virginia-born daughter of Ukrainian parents may be the country’s foremost Ashkenazic interpreter of Ladino music.
October 17, 2013 10:45am
Leaders of New Zealand’s Jewish and Muslim communities participated in events to promote solidarity and understanding.
October 10, 2013 4:25pm
Some Jews who pursue multiple committed partnerships simultaneously want the Jewish community to be more accepting of their lifestyle choices.
October 7, 2013 5:27am
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie advocated for charter schools, vouchers and other forms of school choice during an Orthodox Union-sponsored event.