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Editorial & Opinion | Gary Rosenblatt

10/08/2015 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Major philanthropic foundations play a central role in American Jewish life today, eclipsing federations in terms of dollars spent on a variety of creative projects. But it wasn’t always so.

10/01/2015 | | 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.

09/23/2015 | | 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.”

09/16/2015 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Not surprisingly, news of Richard Joel’s announcement that he will not seek another term as president of Yeshiva University after his contract ends in June 2018 evoked mixed reactions in the YU community and beyond.

09/09/2015 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

Rosh HaShanah is upon us but it doesn’t feel like we’re ready this year.

09/02/2015 | | Editor and Publisher | Gary Rosenblatt

It’s quite possible you’ve not heard of the Rockland Boulders baseball team. They’re not in the major leagues. They’re not affiliated with the minor leagues, either. They’re an independent professional team in the Can-Am (Canadian-American) League that calls Pomona, N.Y., in Rockland County, home. And as my hopes for the Baltimore Orioles making it to the post-season slowly fade amidst a succession of painful one-run and extra-inning losses, I’ve taken solace in — and my grandkids to — Boulders games in recent days.