is JTA's senior writer and former managing editor. Follow him on Twitter at @urielheilman
January 23, 2014 12:03pm
The announcement this week that SAR, a modern Orthodox high school in New York, is allowing girls to lay tefillin is helping expose an increasingly sharp fault line within Orthodoxy.
January 14, 2014 10:45am
The New York Times columnist wants you to cut down on meat, impose value-based restrictions on your diet and boycott Pepsi.
January 13, 2014 4:13pm
Would Ariel Sharon have replicated his Gaza model of withdrawal in the West Bank?
January 6, 2014 11:30am
The Rabbinical Council of America says it did not cast aspersions on Rabbi Avi Weiss’ commitment to halachah. But amid Weiss’ dispute with the Israeli Rabbinate, is the RCA willing to back Weiss?
January 2, 2014 3:51pm
Despite its financial problems, Yeshiva University made the list of recipients for the top 10 charitable donations of 2013, thanks to a $160 million gift.
January 2, 2014 3:23pm
Last fall the Israeli Rabbinate began rejecting the imprimatur of Rabbi Avi Weiss of Riverdale, N.Y., when it came to affirming the Jewishness of immigrants to Israel. Now the Rabbinate is saying why.
December 17, 2013 12:55pm
What exactly happened Monday night at the 92Y that prompted Commentary editor John Podhoretz to storm off the stage and get into a spat with Forward editor Jane Eisner?
December 17, 2013 11:56am
What do you get when you bring together 5,000 of the Reform movement’s faithful for a conference in sunny San Diego in mid-December?
December 13, 2013 11:30am
JTA’s Uriel Heilman is covering the biennial convention of the Union for Reform Judaism on Twitter.
December 2, 2013 11:45am
For the first time, the Reform movement’s conference — which will be held next week in San Diego — will be open to participants who are not members of Reform congregations.