is JTA's senior writer and former managing editor. Follow him on Twitter at @urielheilman
June 3, 2014 10:55am
The speech by haredi Orthodox leader Rabbi Yaakov Perlow assailing non-Orthodox Judaism, which has made headlines in recent days, is just the latest in a long line of Orthodox condemnations of non-Orthodox Judaism.
June 2, 2014 6:46pm
The Jewish community of Wilkes-Barre is shrinking, down to 1,800 at last count. So why is it spending millions of dollars to build a new Jewish community campus?
May 27, 2014 5:11pm
A group of parents is hoping for some good news to help Conservative Jews in suburban Boston move on from a rabbi sex scandal and day school closure.
May 15, 2014 10:13am
Since JTA’s story in March on Winnipeg Jewry’s program to recruit Jews from overseas, Winnipeg’s federation has been bombarded with inquiries from potential newcomers.
May 13, 2014 12:09pm
The Anti-Defamation League’s new global survey found that Gaza and the West Bank are the most anti-Semitic places in the world. Laos is the least anti-Semitic.
May 7, 2014 3:49pm
Michael Karlin shares the story of how the phenomenon of Orthodox Jewish vendors at Wrigley Field got started, back in the 1960s.
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.