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.
September 13, 2013 2:14pm
Kvetching Fire: The Jewish Hunger Games, a parody video, offers an entertaining take on the upcoming fast.
September 12, 2013 3:30pm
This Jewish mother of two helps clients communicate with lost loved ones for $1,000 an hour. And, she says, there’s an eight-year waitlist for her services.
September 12, 2013 10:00am
Investigating an intriguing tattoo of an Israeli flag upheld by a cartoon duck.
September 11, 2013 11:23am
With New York City voters’ rejection yesterday of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, Jews had reason to hope that this season of political scandals was drawing to a close. No such luck.
September 11, 2013 8:16am
An alleged drug ring in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn suspended their operations weekly for Shabbat.
September 9, 2013 11:22am
Homa Khaleeli writes in the Guardian that Jewish and Christian communities carry out female genital mutilation.
September 3, 2013 5:22pm
Clothing company American Apparel is augmenting its stable of scantily clad young models with a bearded hasid from Brooklyn.
September 3, 2013 2:09pm
With the help of Rabbi Zeev and Esther Kushnirsky, who run the Russian Jewish Learning Center of Staten Island, the community of South Beach in the New York City borough is still working to rebuild after the superstorm nearly a year later.
August 30, 2013 1:28pm
JTA’s Talia Lavin reviews some biblically themed Internet games.
August 30, 2013 11:39am
“Real Taylor Swift Quotes” is collection of inspirational messages from the country music star. Only problem is the quotes are actually from Hitler.