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  • What really happened at the original Trefa Banquet

    BOSTON (JTA) — In an article written for J: The Jewish News of Northern California and republished by JTA, David A.M. Wilensky describes with gusto the supposedly mouthwatering delicacies, including Peanut Butter Pie with Bacon and Pulled Pork Potato Kugel, consumed this month by “rabbis and foodies” at the Trefa Banquet 2.0 in San Francisco –…

  • Op-Ed: At 85, Hillel mission remains vital

    Eighty-five years after the Leopold and Loeb case brought the needs of Jewish college students to the community’s attention, the mission of an organization that has addressed high-profile crises and survived economic downturns is more urgent than ever, Jonathan Sarna writes.