is JTA's editorial assistant. She was a Fulbright scholar in Ukraine. Her poetry and nonfiction writing have been published in Tuesday Magazine, the Gamut, The Birch, Tablet, The Starry Night Review and elsewhere. Follow her on Twitter at @chick_in_kiev.
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.
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.
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- Jon Stewart crashes Jimmy Kimmel’s interview with a bar mitzvah boy
- Israeli Embassy guard in Jordan kills assailant, bystander after being stabbed with screwdriver
- BDS activists prevented from boarding flight to Israel
- Pope Francis appeals for ‘moderation and dialogue’ over Temple Mount violence
- Clashes between Muslim worshippers, Israel security officials continue over Temple Mount metal detectors
- Second anti-Israel protest staged outside Istanbul synagogue
- White House to Iran: Return missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson and other ‘unjustly imprisoned Americans’
- Philadelphia 76ers draft pick to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv