Tim Boxer

05/30/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

You don’t ordinarily expect laughs when you meet with lawyers. Especially the breed that deals with issues of bankruptcy and reorganization.

04/29/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Yael Schiffenbauer came from Israel last month for the annual New York dinner of Friends of the IDF. At the dinner, she shared the story of her husband, Dani, and the medal FIDF awarded him.

04/10/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Roger Ailes, the eminence of Fox News, has been coming to the annual benefit dinner of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) ever since he was guest of honor in 2005. Last week he hobbled into the Pierre Hotel with the aid of a cane, which startled Michael Miller, longtime JCRC executive vice president and CEO.

04/03/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Marcia Riklis, daughter of Israeli mergers and acquisitions innovator Meshulam Riklis, dreaded the day her mother, Judith, had to go to the hospital for one last time. She got lucky when she found Jewish Home Lifecare in Upper Manhattan. It has been helping elders live a dignified life for 166 years.

03/19/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

David Brenner, a proud Jew, was honored at an Israel Bonds dinner in 1992. He told how he grew up in a tough, changing neighborhood of Philadelphia where he’d run into someone’s fist every day. “Why do you hate me?” he’d ask.

03/14/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Yiddish lovers of all accents—from Litvaks to Galitzianers  (that’s I!)—packed Symphony Space on the Upper West Side for the Folksbiene’s recent salute to Theodore Bikel.