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 4, 2013 2:04pm
Why American Jewish assimilation is a bad thing for cultural Jews, too — and what we can do to combat it.
October 2, 2013 3:08pm
For the growing population of older retirees, Jewish spiritual practices can help foster a sense of meaning and purpose after their working years are done.
October 1, 2013 10:37am
New York City’s Commission on Human Rights is suing seven hasidic businesses in Brooklyn over their modesty signs.
October 1, 2013 7:04am
Germany’s largest Jewish communal organization, beset by crippling financial problems and internal struggles, is “at the edge of chaos,” a Jewish official said.
September 30, 2013 3:38pm
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras told a Jewish audience that the extremist Golden Dawn party would be eliminated.
September 30, 2013 3:07pm
The CEO of the Chevra Hatzalah ambulance service resigned amid allegations that he conspired with William Rapfogel, the ex-CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, in an insurance scam on the Met Council.
September 23, 2013 4:24pm
Roy Naim, a leading Jewish activist for immigration reform, was arrested on child pornography charges.
September 23, 2013 2:31pm
Maria Patricia de Sousa was once a Baptist Sunday school teacher in Brazil. Now she’s Esther Goldberger, living in Montreal and running a fashion label for Orthodox women.
September 13, 2013 2:14pm
Kvetching Fire: The Jewish Hunger Games, a parody video, offers an entertaining take on the upcoming fast.
September 13, 2013 1:52pm
A Jerusalem resident running a religious cult was convicted of rape, sodomy and physical abuse of his six wives.