is JTA's senior writer and former managing editor. Follow him on Twitter at @urielheilman.
March 18, 2014 4:47pm
A few rabbis ordained by online programs took issue with JTA’s characterization of their schools in our story, “So you’ve decided to become a rabbi…”
March 18, 2014 3:54pm
A video of a flash flood in Israel may resemble what the Red Sea looked like when the waters came rushing back at the Egyptians.
March 18, 2014 10:56am
Ranking America’s rabbinical schools by number of graduates turns out more than a few surprises.
March 14, 2014 2:34pm
Uriel Heilman weighs the ups and downs of becoming a rabbi in America.
March 14, 2014 12:00pm
It appears that Jon Stewart does not know the meaning of the Yiddish term chazzerai — but Jason Bateman does. On the flip side, Bateman thinks the Seder plate items are game pieces, and he wants to be the shankbone.
March 11, 2014 3:21pm
Did an Israeli travel agent’s insistence on Sabbath observance save a passenger from ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight 370?
March 4, 2014 5:28pm
Venezuela’s Jewish community has shrunk by more than half since 2000. The recent mass protests in the country have given added impetus to the emigration.
March 4, 2014 2:31pm
The battle over partnership minyans is just the latest scuffle in the war over women’s roles in the Orthodox community. Is it just a matter of time before these semi-egalitarian minyans go mainstream?
February 27, 2014 10:18am
Twenty years after the killing of her son on the Brooklyn Bridge, a Hasidic woman has become one of New York’s most outspoken voices on counterterrorism issues.
February 25, 2014 4:22pm
Criticism of Israel is making deeper inroads into the Jewish community, forcing Jewish institutions to grapple with the question of where to draw the line.