Anthony Weiss


Female Rabbis Lead Pioneering Prayer Communities

By Anthony Weiss

Clockwise from top left, Rabbi Lori Shapiro of Open Temple, Rabbi Lizzie Heydemann of Mishkan Chicago, Rabbi Sharon Brous of Ikar, Rabbi Rachel Nussbaum of the Kavana Cooperative, Rabbi Noa Kushner of the Kitchen and Rabbi Naomi Levy of Nashuva. (Photos courtesy of the congregations) Read More


The New Republic Exodus Raises Doubts About Magazine's Jewish Future

By Anthony Weiss

The New Republic Exodus Raises Doubts About Magazine's Jewish Future
The departure of most of the editorial team at The New Republic – including Franklin Foer, Leon Wieseltier, Judith Shulevitz and Julia Ioffe – didn’t just blow a hole in the landscape of American journalism. It also threw into doubt the future of what has long been a primary address for American Jewish thought.Read More


Hasidic Musician Lazer Lloyd Sings Black Hat Blues

By Anthony Weiss

Photo: Yocheved Seidman Read More


BDS Debate Still Roils American Studies Group

By Anthony Weiss

BDS Debate Still Roils American Studies Group
Members of the American Studies Association gathered last year for their annual meeting and a vociferous debate on the wisdom of initiating an academic boycott of Israel.Read More


Day Schools Build Stadiums as Sports Allure Grows

By Anthony Weiss

Day Schools Build Stadiums as Sports Allure Grows
Persistent rain didn’t stop fans from packing the stands and sidelines at Scheck Hillel Community Day School for the homecoming football game.Read More



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