One of the most frequent questions I receive on the lecture circuit involves the “Jewish” credentials of Senator Bernie Sanders. Last October, the Senator did an interview with The Forward focusing on his Jewish upbringing, but that piece would only provide certain basic...
New citizenship law has Jews worldwide flocking to tiny Portugal city
Robert Kennedy assassin, Sirhan Sirhan, denied parole
Israeli Airbnb guest refused by British host because of ‘aggressive settlers’
I’m not your mitzvah project
Fighting Nice: Rob Eshman and David Suissa – Wed., Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Stephen S. Wise Temple
Tag: New Yorker
September 11, 2015 | 10:56 am
September 27, 2012 | 3:31 pm
July 30, 2012 | 12:40 pm
Jonah Lehrer, a staff writer for The New Yorker, resigned hours after Tablet Magazine published an article revealing that he had fabricated Bob Dylan quotes in a recent book.
“This was a lie spoken in a moment of panic,” Lehrer, 31, said in a statement July 30 announcing his...
July 30, 2012 | 12:22 pm
February 1, 2012 | 3:02 pm
“I learned a lot from WikiLeaks,” David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker magazine, told a full auditorium at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management when he spoke on Jan. 30 at the 10th annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Pearl Foundation, in partnership with...
September 28, 2011 | 11:00 am
Mindy Kaling (aka Kelly from The Office and whom I love) has a great piece in the New Yorker about the classic types of female roles in romantic comedies. These include the Klutz, Ethereal Weirdo, the Sassy Best Friend, and so much more and you should definitely read her piece.
March 21, 2011 | 4:40 pm
July 24, 2008 | 12:00 amTake Back L.A.
I'm pleased Rob Eshman plans to get involved in making local transportation better ("Take Back L.A.," July 11).
This is prime time for action, with the push for a new half-cent sales tax that would fund a subway extension and many other transit and highway projects...
July 17, 2008 | 12:55 am
July 9, 2008 | 5:30 pm
OK, so The God Blog’s first caption contest didn’t draw a ton of interest, and it took me a month to announce the winner but ... congrats to EJR who offered the quip above and will soon become the proud owner of “The Jerusalem Book of Quotations” by Jack Friedman.
Another caption contest coming soon.
April 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm
May 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu
Photo by Peter Halmagyi