New Biblical films create excitement for old tales
By Jake Baum
Historically, Hollywood isn’t exactly known for its creativity. In the past few years, recycling film trends has been its general strategy. Many Disney sequels were announced for every franchise they had and young-adult dystopian movies haven’t stopped coming out. Now another old, quality trend is making its way back on ...
Constant terror attacks in Israel unacceptable
The biggest terror attack of its kind in years. In the “safe” part of town. Four widows on one street. Twenty-four children fatherless.
The Nov. 18 attack on a synagogue in Har Nof, Jerusalem was like all terrorism, a senseless scare tactic. Five men were killed, including Rabbi Moshe Twersky, Rabbi Aryeh Kupinsky, Rabbi Avraham Shmuel ...
Mixed-heritage Jews possess equal claim to religious identity
By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58
In light of the recent changes to conversion laws in Israel which allow municipal rabbis to perform conversions recognized by the government, I’d like to offer my perspective on what qualifies one as being Jewish.
As someone with a mixed background, I have been questioned about my "quali...