Reply to: Go East, Young Jews
5 hours 4 min ago
While I compliment you on a most interesting article, I would hope that it will not give some readers a misleading impression that the Upper East Side was "judenrein" 40-50 years ago, when we lived there before moving to Westchester and were happy to (a) have a choice of synagogues/temples and (b) patronize the area's great German bakeries. After my father's death in 1958, I was able to say Kaddish at a daily minyan at the Conservative Park Avenue Synagogue, then led by Rabbi Judah Nadich.
Reply to: Righteous Gentile Or Nazi Supporter?
7 hours 40 min ago
Not quite. Rome (the Vatican) has real control/jurisdiction over Ukrainian Catholics. It would be more like a state of the US relating to the national government, or a province of Canada relating to the federal government; some independence, but not complete.
Reply to: Santorum Compares Himself To Mandela
21 hours 34 min ago
The man is beyond belief.
Reply to: Israel-Diaspora: A New Twist
1 day 44 min ago
An excellent article which shows a combined new way forward from Israeli and diaspora Jewry in the need to define and strengthen Jewish identity. It's time the old enmities were buried.
Reply to: ‘The Prenup Is Not Foolproof’
1 day 2 hours ago
Support payments of, say, $150 per day, can fail even if enforced. If the man has no assets, a court order is meaningless as we do not have debtor prisons, nor does Israel. At the other end, if the man, or, more likely, his family, is wealthy, that $55K per year payment might be too small to provide real pressure. ---Mark Berch