Editorial & Opinion | Gary Rosenblatt

03/24/2010 | | Gary Rosenblatt

 For the longest time, Jewish peoplehood was lived rather than discussed. But no longer.

Ever since the Israelites fled Egypt and crossed the Red Sea in miraculous fashion — a seminal act in Jewish history commemorated and celebrated in the upcoming Passover seders — the Jews have been a nation and a people.

03/18/2010 | | Gary Rosenblatt

Remember “The Poseidon Adventure,” the melodramatic 1972 film about a group of desperate passengers aboard an aging, ill-fated luxury liner about to sink?
 

03/11/2010 | | Letters

Gary Rosenblatt’s column, “Toward A Level Praying Field” (March 5), would have brought a smile to the face of Rabbi Emanuel Rackman, z”l, and certainly would have been music to his ears. Thank you.

Great Neck, L.I.

03/10/2010 | | Editor And Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

A leading observer of the American Jewish scene says it is “madness” that Jewish communal institutions seem more focused these days on helping non-Jews than Jews.

03/03/2010 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

I consider myself a feminist, but when it comes to prayer, every morning I recite the ritual blessing thanking God “who has not made me a woman.” (At least I say that one softly, and with a tinge of guilt and confusion.)

02/25/2010 | | Editor And Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Until she was in her early 30s, Yifat Ovadia, an Ashkenazi native of Beersheba, veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces and university graduate, had never met an Ethiopian Jew.