is JTA's senior writer and former managing editor. Follow him on Twitter at @urielheilman.
May 6, 2014 5:18pm
Henry Timms, the new head of the 92nd Street Y, isn’t Jewish. That’s raising some eyebrows in Jewish philanthropic circles.
May 5, 2014 5:05pm
Can turning down money from a tainted donor do more harm than good?
May 2, 2014 11:22am
Book on a Monday. Fly on Saturday. And stop over in Kiev or Moscow on the way. Those are some of the tips a new startup offers for getting the best fares on the New York-Israel route.
April 30, 2014 10:08am
Jewish ritual circumcision is no laughing matter – unless you’re a mohel, as JTA’s Uriel Heilman discovers. Check out our profiles of America’s top mohels.
April 29, 2014 3:18pm
For decades, hundreds of Orthodox Jewish youngsters plied concessions at Wrigley Field in something of a rite of passage. Is this longtime Chicago tradition about to end?
April 20, 2014 3:37pm
The 2009 Terezin Declaration affirmed the urgency of restitution efforts, but there has not been much progress in its wake.
March 26, 2014 5:13pm
The recent case of a convert whose wedding was nearly derailed is fueling critics of a leading Orthodox rabbinic association’s approach to conversion.
March 26, 2014 4:52pm
Winnipeg’s strategy to save its Jewish community hasn’t exactly worked out as planned. Now Jewish federation CEO Bob Freedman is turning his sights to a new target population: Orthodox Jews.
March 25, 2014 11:37am
Facing serious decline more than a decade ago, Winnipeg’s Jewish community made a bold gamble: recruit Jewish foreigners. Thirteen years on, it hasn’t turned out exactly as planned.
March 19, 2014 4:23pm
It turns out that Yeshiva University is ordaining more rabbis this year than all the other U.S. denominational rabbinical schools combined.