JW Newsletter
Friday, August 23, 2019
 
Promoted Content
She’s Got Reading on the Brain
By American Technion Society
With Technion–Israel Institute of Technology Assistant Professor Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
 
Decision On Tlaib, Omar Splits Modern Orthodox Community
By Stewart Ain
Serious debate playing out as movement struggles to navigate political storm.
 
Jews Who Vote Democratic Are ‘Disloyal,’ Trump Says
By Shira Hanau
 
Bibi’s Blunder
By Jewish Week Editors
 
On Ban, Criticism From An Unlikely Source
By Nathan Jeffay
 
After Truck Ramming, Anti-ICE Activists Press For Action
By Shira Hanau
The Jewish protestors of Never Again Action demanding Rhode Island close facility.
 
The New Normal
‘No Limits in Motion’: An Accessible Birthright Trip
By Naomi Hess
Like so many Jewish college students, Naomi Hess had an amazing Birthright experience; her trip was designed with accessibility at the forefront.
 
Wall To Wall, The Art Of Jewish Learning
By Amy Sara Clark
Art brings Jewish history alive on Park Avenue Synagogue’s walls.
 
How ‘Fiddler’ Made It To The Stage
By Curt Schleier
New documentary tracks the iconic show’s origin story.
 
Reclaiming Yeshua
By Sandee Brawarsky
Richard Zimler’s latest novel stakes a claim to a ‘charismatic’ Jewish teacher and offers a different kind of gospel.
 
Opinion
As A Mexican-Jewish Lawmaker, I’m Doubly Targeted By Trump
By Alma Hernandez
 
Still Focused On The Future, In Word And Deed
By Gary Rosenblatt
Nonagenarian Daniel Rose lives out the tikkun olam ethic.
 
Despite Hate-Filled Flyer, Ridgewood-Area Rabbis Say Jews There Feel Safe
By Steve Lipman
Area residents consider the slur-filled graphic more of a fluke than a trend.
 
Stakes High In Moving Charedi Women Into Tech
By Joshua Mitnick
Pilot education project facing economic, cultural headwinds
 
The Tensions Behind ‘Our Boys’
By Eli Reiter
The new HBO show is a snapshot of the tensions that other contemporary Israeli television shows popular here often miss.
 
Shabbat Ekev
Gratitude Is Only The Beginning
By Rabbi Charles E. Savenor
 
Child Victims Act
For Abuse Survivors, A New Shot At Justice
By Hannah Dreyfus
As ‘look-back’ window opens, a sense of disbelief and gratitude.
 
JOFA Blog
Under The Tu B’av Full Moon
By Rishe Groner
Rishe Groner reflects on Tu B’av, a day of realigning the relationship between masculine and feminine.
 
NYC Jewish-y Events, August 23 – September 1
By Orli Santo
Your weekly guide to educational, cultural and quirky events in New York City, with a Jewish bent.
 
Opinion
The Price Israel Will Pay For Banning Tlaib And Omar
By Jonathan S. Tobin
 
Santos, Brazil
This Beach Could Be Rio
By Hilary Danailova
 
Books
A Literary Getaway Along The Neversink
By Sandee Brawarsky
Fiction comes to the Catskills!
 
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