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Editorial & Opinion | Gary Rosenblatt

10/27/2015 - 20:00 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

I interviewed Yitzhak Rabin on the last evening he spent in America.

Our meeting took place around the dining-room table in his suite at the Waldorf Astoria on a Saturday night in October 1995. The prime minister, wearing an open white shirt and with a cigarette never far from his mouth, spoke with three Jewish journalists in his usual taciturn style, though he seemed to me more shy than cold in nature.

10/20/2015 - 20:00 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Sadly, the latest book from Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, former chief rabbi of Great Britain and widely admired around the world as a leading Jewish thinker, is all too timely.

10/14/2015 - 20:00 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

The dirty little secret about the pro-Israel, anti-BDS effort launched at a private summit in Las Vegas in June by casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson is that it appears doomed to be ineffective. Which is more than a shame, given that the campaign, with initial support from about 20 other major pro-Israel donors, is estimated to have raised upwards of $50 million.

10/07/2015 - 20:00 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Major philanthropic foundations play a central role in American Jewish life today, but it wasn’t always so.

09/30/2015 - 20:00 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

On Monday morning, Jews around the world will be praying for rain in Israel for the winter months as part of the Shemini Atzeret holiday service, a custom that goes back many centuries.

09/22/2015 - 20:00 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Ludwig “Lou” Bravmann, a prime force behind the direction and financial stability of the Riverdale Jewish Center for decades, says that lately he wakes up in the middle of the night “feeling terrible, depressed — I’ve never felt this bad.”