September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm
LATEST David Suissa
Rosh Hashana: Embracing our elders
Are Jews losing their story?
The media’s tragic obsession with Israel
Protesters stay out on Hong Kong streets, defying Beijing
Petition calls on El Al to protect female passengers from haredi harassment
Yaalon: IDF took out 80 percent of Gaza rockets during offensive
Study: Fasting on Yom Kippur doubles risk of premature birth
Iranian nuclear physicist killed by Revolutionary Guard, not Israel, sister says
Netanyahu’s full speech at the United Nations General Assembly
Gaza, and Europe’s new wave of anti-Semitism
U.S., Kurds strike at Islamic State in Syria
August 30, 2007 | 8:00 pmt was one of my favorite ads. At the time, my upstart ad agency was competing with a hot shop called Wexler & Shalek. They had a reputation for always winning creative awards. But one year, for some reason, they struck out. So what did their creative head, Gary Wexler, do? He took...
August 23, 2007 | 8:00 pmIt must have been quite a scene in that little courthouse in Jerusalem. Rav Qapah, a Yemenite Jew who sat on the Jerusalem Beit Din (court of law), was hearing a case involving a commercial dispute between a Jew and an Arab.
At one point, the beit din heard testimony from an Arab...
August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pmThe other day, a remarkable neighbor named Dennis Brown was telling me about a Chasidic kid who had rebelled against his parents and his religious lifestyle and gotten into drugs. After a couple of rough years, he got professional help, sobered up and started reconnecting with his...
August 9, 2007 | 8:00 pm
Shlomo Carlebach and Rabbi Eliezer Garner at Montreal Ashram
For a minute, as I stood near the entrance of my home, I could have sworn I was in Jerusalem. We were in that moment of transition, when Shabbat had just come in, but there was still some light.
As a large procession of...
August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pmIt was your classic indie film set. Small crew. Cool Italian cameraman with a Fedora hat and the studied nonchalance of someone who's been there before. A grunge looking lighting guy who probably has alternative rock on his iPod. A few grips and assistants running around setting up...
July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pmYou can't talk about Jewish philanthropy without talking about Jewish priorities. For many years now, a huge priority for the American Jewish community has been to fight assimilation -- what is elegantly called "Jewish continuity." It's a priority that is rarely challenged. How do...
July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm