JW Newsletter
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
 
Photos
The Golden Telegram, 100 Years On
By Steve North
A grandson discovers a treasure trove of his grandparents’ correspondence, photos from World War 1.
 
Editor's Desk
Israeli Officials Let Down Guard On Trump, Kotel
By Gary Rosenblatt
Off-the-record talk on bromance with Bibi and criticism of U.S. Jews.
 
Editorials / Time For Israel To Recognize All Jews
By Jewish Week Editors
 
Books
New Book Charts Pilgrim’s Progress From Indiana To The Upper West Side
By Sandee Brawarsky
Angela Himsel’s long and winding spiritual road to Judaism.
 
Chabad Emissaries Respond To Pittsburgh
By Jonathan Mark
World gathering looks to add light in eclipse.
 
Editorial
Squirrel Hill: Tragedy And Wake-Up Call
By Jewish Week Editors
 
Songs In The Key Of Life And Death
By Shira Hanau
 
First Person / How Terror Remakes Public Space
By Emma Goldberg
 
Wearing His Heart On His … Cleats
By JTA
 
Letter From Israel
Is The Bibi-Bolsonaro Samba A Good Thing?
By Nathan Jeffay
Concern over ‘Brazil’s Trump’ moving embassy to Jerusalem.
 
Food
A Gastronomical Tribute To Israel’s 70 years
Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook’s new cookbook celebrates the culinary diversity of a country that loves its food.
 
Increasingly On Edge, Jews Asking: How Bad Is It?
By Steve Lipman
In wake of Pittsburgh shul massacre, ‘forecast is stormy weather,’ says one expert.
 
Union Temple Enacts New Security After Anti-Semitic Attack
By Amy Sara Clark and Orli Santo
Prospect Heights synagogue hit less than a week after Pittsburgh; NYPD officers now at the door.
 
Ilana Glazer’s Brooklyn Synagogue Event Canceled Due To ‘Kill All Jews’ Graffiti
By JTA
 
Man Suspected Of Writing ‘Kill All Jews’ On Brooklyn Synagogue Arrested
By JTA
 
Russia’s Westernmost Synagogue Rebuilt 80 Years After Kristallnacht Destruction
By Cnaan Liphshiz
 
N.Y. Delegation Ascendant As Democrats Take The House
By Stewart Ain
Nadler, Lowey, Engel wield new power; GOP win solidifies Trump’s hold on party.
 
2 Jewish Veterans Score Democratic Upsets In House Races
By JTA
 
Jacky Rosen Wins Senate Seat In Nevada
By JTA
 
How Sweet It Was: When Miami Beach Was Eden
By Sandee Brawarsky
 
How An Iranian Asylum Seeker Raised Over $1 Million For The Pittsburgh Synagogue
By Josefin Dolsten
 
Fresh Ink for Teens
Analyzing Torah In The Wake Of The #MeToo Movement
By Levi Langer
Biblical and Talmudic jurisprudence differ substantially from that advocated by feminist activists.
 
Charitable Giving
Human Rights Groups In Israel Feeling The Funding Squeeze
By Michele Chabin
Multiple factors at play as social justice groups facing a ‘crisis.’
 
2018 Midterms: The Results That Matter The Most To Jews
By Ben Sales
 
Democrats Win The House, And Jewish Lawmakers Step Into Key Roles
By Ron Kampeas
 
How Sherman Met Naomi
By Leah Hakimian
 
Opinion
#PittsburghStrong: Lessons I Learned From My Teenage Daughter
By Elliot Cosgrove
 
Fresh Ink for Teens / An Interfaith Vigil at Central Synagogue
By Julie Levey
 
At Odds With Administration, HIAS Doubles Down For Refugees
By Steve Lipman
Resettlement group gains new visibility — ‘for better or worse’ — in Trump era.
 
6,000 High School Students & Supporters Marched From Gaza Border To Jerusalem
By JTA
 
German Jews Rail Against Far-Right AfD Party At Kristallnacht Commemoration
By JTA
 
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