This article was originally published in The Jerusalem Report.
Polish producer Dariusz Jabłoński compares the 2012 release in his country of his feature film, “Pokłosie” (“Aftermath”), to drilling for gas. 430 more words
This piece was first published on the Forward Thinking blog at the Forward.
It’s written in stone, but still not everyone believes it. There are still those who maintain that the Aramaic inscription on a First Century limestone ossuary that says, “James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus” is a forgery. 235 more words
This piece first appeared as “A Cradle-to-Grave Health Cares System That Works” on The Arty Semite blog at the Forward.
There are no easy answers when it comes to creating and sustaining healthcare systems that are both effective and affordable. 233 more words
This piece was originally published in JWeekly.
Approximately 1,500 years after a Jewish woman died in the ancient city of Zoar, near the southern edge of the Dead Sea, her tombstone ended up in a church’s museum in a small California city near Sacramento. 438 more words
This article was first published as ‘First Canadian Narrative Drama in Yiddish Debuts in NY’ in The Times of Israel.
A new film opening this week in New York and Los Angeles is in a language most people — including the film’s director — don’t speak. 390 more words
This piece was first published as ‘Rebbetzin and fellow women with breast cancer share their stories, reap emotional rewards” in JWeekly.
As the wife of a congregational rabbi in San Francisco, Erin Hyman was at first reluctant to let the synagogue community know she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. 547 more words