I never met my paternal grandfather, even though he lived until I was 13. Aaron Dov Krotinger was one of the first graduates of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York with a degree in Jewish education, and he once served as a principal for many religious schools. But because...
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The conscience of the Jewish state has spoken through the recent landmark ruling of Israel's Supreme Court. It has taken an important step toward removing the pariah stigma from tens of thousands of Jews who converted to Judaism by the rabbinic authority of non-Orthodox rabbis, but...
May 27, 1999 | 8:00 pmMurray Cohen and his wife of 52 years, Lillian, were both Holocaust survivors. Since Lillian's death nine months ago, Murray spends most of his days inside. Without the attention of his daughter Barbara, Murray would hardly eat, shower or speak.
Murray is a fictional character who...
February 12, 1998 | 7:00 pmThese are more stories of beshert, of relationships thatare "meant to be," with a little help from The Jewish Journal. Overthe past year, at least five couples have called us to announce theirpersonal-ad-inspired nuptials. And, no, they weren't ashamed to admithow they met. Gone is...