In the end Truman went with his friend,...
October 28, 2008 | 5:50 pm
August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Here is a dreaded conversation familiar to most parents of Jewish teens:
Them: "Hi, this is your synagogue youth adviser calling to make sure you received the flyer about our upcoming youth group event. Will your child be joining us?"
You: "Thank you for your phone call. I talked...
September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Call it the tale of two Mellmans.
Mark Mellman, one of John Kerry's top four advisers, launched a talk with Jewish Democrats in Boston last month with a drasha (short sermon) on the meaning of Tisha B'Av, the Jewish fast day that happened to fall during the party convention. Then,...