Noah Feldman

More Than Noah Feldman

01/15/2008 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week
For many years after she married John, Ilana’s parents refused to speak to her. 

Reunion Row Redux

01/15/2008 - 19:00
Staff Writer
The Yeshivah of Flatbush refused to allow a gay alumnus to bring his partner to his 10th anniversary class reunion, which was held late last month, and the decision is spurring a wave of criticism from current and former students at the Brooklyn school. Classmates of the gay Flatbush graduate, who is now a doctor working at Brooklyn’s Maimonides hospital, were so upset by the school’s position that they started a Facebook group called "Open Reunions," which 269 people have joined in the dozen days since it was started.

Between A Hug And A Snub

08/02/2007 - 20:00
Associate Editor

When Noah Feldman, the new bete noir of Jewish life, arrives at Harvard next month for the start of classes, here’s how one Orthodox rabbi on campus will greet him: with a big hug.

Snap, Crackle, But Not Cropped

08/30/2007 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Noah Feldman, who ignited a firestorm of criticism last week with his pointed attack on Modern Orthodoxy in The New York Times Magazine, admitted this week that he learned before publication of his article that he in fact was not intentionally cropped out of his reunion photograph.In the article, “Orthodox Paradox,” Feldman, a Harvard Law School professor, asserts that he was erased from a newsletter’s photograph by his former yeshiva, the Maimonides School in Brookline, Mass., because he was standing alongside his non-Jewish girlfriend.

In Defense Of God

10/11/2007 - 20:00
Editor & Publisher
God knows, God doesn’t need my advice or help. But the fact is the Almighty has been taking it on the chin (anthropomorphically speaking) of late, and maybe it’s time to speak up.
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