Times Square

When Does The Ball Drop?

Comedian, JCorps founder and Jewish Week 36 Under 36 alumnus Ari Teman messes with tourists' heads in Times Square, one day late for the big party.

Midnight In Times Square


Tonight at 11:57, and every night through the end of August, those passing through Times Square will have the opportunity to see artist Jack Goldstein’s film “The Jump” on more than 15 large digital screens, usually displaying ads.

Jack Goldstein, "The Jump," 1978,16mm color silent film. Courtesy of Galerie Daniel Buchholz and the Estate of Jack Goldstein

UPDATED: Lessons From A Kind Cop


Had a cop been photographed callously walking by an ostensibly homeless man who sat barefoot on one of the coldest nights of the year, it likely would have generated as much media attention as what actually happened:  Officer Larry DePrimo stopped and bought the man a pair of boots and socks.

To Officer Larry DePrimo, a barefoot man in the cold is "unacceptable."

URJ Biennial Recap Days 3 and 4: "A Shabbat Of Wholeness"

12/18/2011
Jewish Week Online Columnist

I’ve had some incredible Shabbat experiences in my lifetime thus far…but this past Friday and Saturday have won the prize for best ever. Biennial attendees woke up Friday morning, and most of us only thought about one word: “Obama.” Yes, friends, President Barack Obama was going to be paying us all a visit at the 71st URJ Biennial here in Washington, D.C.

Rabbi Marci N. Bellows
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