Bearing Up After 9/11

Documentary examines the emotional toll the attack took on Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick.
09/12/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Howard Lutnick did not lose his life on Sept. 11, 2001 because he took his son to school. The Cantor Fitzgerald CEO raced to the scene of the terrorist attack and, during the collapse, he struggled to breathe, thinking he might die.

Howard Lutnick being interviewed on ABC.

JESNA To Shut Down After 32 Years

06/06/2013 - 20:00
Associate Editor

The Jewish Education Service of North America (JESNA) will cease operations as of July 1. In an announcement sent out Friday, Cass Gottlieb, chair of JESNA's board of directors, noted the dramatic changes that have taken place in the communal and educational landscapes in recent years.


A Steve Reich Reader

This week I wrote about the minimalist composer Steve Reich, whose groundbreaking Jewish chorale piece "Tehillim" (1981) is being performed by the teenage new music ensemble Face the Music next Thursday at Le Poisson Rouge. (They'll perform "Tehillim" at other locations over the next few months as well.)

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