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Does focusing on Van Morrison’s alleged antisemitism ignore a much bigger problem?

Sat, 2021-05-08 15:29
Rather than developing ulcers about possible allusions in a Van Morrison song, why not pay attention to actual slights that have been overlooked?

Three Zabar’s dreams, one American nightmare, and other dispatches from more than nine decades on earth

Sat, 2021-05-08 09:00
The whole idea of being 90 was strange. It sounded very old. 90 was earth-shattering, like breaking the sound barrier.

My mother’s survival story — Love and hope after the Holocaust

Sat, 2021-05-08 09:00
Miraculously, my mother did what almost no one else in her large family could: She survived WWII.

My dad is a Moroccan Jew and I think of him as Arab. But is he really?

Sat, 2021-05-08 06:57
Ethnicity and Judaism is a complicated topic.

Musician Yoke Lore thrives as a pandemic hermit. Here’s what he’s gotten done

Sat, 2021-05-08 04:01
You never thought philosophy and banjo would come together to create dance hits, but Adrian Galvin manages it.

Be for a blessing

Sat, 2021-05-08 00:02

The Jewish Herbal: Mallow

Fri, 2021-05-07 23:35
My mantra is, if we fallow - we also mallow, meaning, grow mallow in your fallow garden plot.

Israeli equestrienne is making Olympic history, with unmistakable flair

Fri, 2021-05-07 19:22
Wearing yoga pants and feathers in her hair, Danielle Goldstein Waldman will be part of Israel’s first equestrian team at the Summer Games.

In time for Mother’s Day, families reunite after more than a year apart

Fri, 2021-05-07 18:47
Jamie Stetler, NY1 news anchor and wife of CNN’s Brian Stetler, recounts “the loveliest moment” of seeing her 3-year-old hug her grandmother.

Rabbi Avraham Hamra, last chief rabbi of Syria, dies at 78

Fri, 2021-05-07 14:37
He served in the position for more than two decades.

Israeli Eurovision contestant Eden Alene doesn’t have time for pandemic hobbies

Fri, 2021-05-07 14:00
Eden Alene is the first Israeli of Ethiopian descent to represent the country. “I feel proud of myself,” she said.

A reply to Van Morrison’s totally sane song about media control

Fri, 2021-05-07 13:43
Let he who doesn’t command Big Fedora cast the first stone at those who “own the media.”

Jared Moskowitz, Florida’s Democratic ‘master of disaster,’ has stepped down. But he may not be gone for long.

Fri, 2021-05-07 11:11
“The governor and I, you know, disagree on masks,” Moskowitz said in an interview days before he left office.

NY Jewish federation sending $200K in COVID relief to India

Fri, 2021-05-07 11:05
The grants are focused on providing equipment and relief in hard-to-reach and especially vulnerable communities.

The U.S. must fight for fair Palestinian elections — and Israel should, too

Fri, 2021-05-07 09:00
Those who preach to Palestinians about democracy must take an active role in an effort to that necessary elections take place.

‘They Own The Media’: New Van Morrison song amplifies antisemitic trope

Fri, 2021-05-07 03:30
The “Brown-Eyed Girl” singer has been trafficking in conspiracy theories throughout the pandemic. Now he has a new album.