Batya Ungar-Sargon


10 Women's Voices We Want To Hear More From

By Batya Ungar-Sargon

10 Women's Voices We Want To Hear More From
2014 was especially noteworthy for the plethora of strong female voices speaking out on a number of crucial subjects. Here are some of the writers we’re looking most forward to continuing to read.Read More


A Work of Heartbreaking Genius and Erudition

By Batya Ungar-Sargon

A Work of Heartbreaking Genius and Erudition
In his new book, ‘Rocket and Lightship: Essays on Literature and Ideas,’ critic and atheist Adam Kirsch quietly redefines the role of the American Jew.Read More


Open Hillel Meets With Exuberance and Defiance

By Batya Ungar-Sargon

Open Hillel Meets With Exuberance and Defiance
Hundreds gathered for inaugural conference of Open Hillel — a 2-year-old student group that seeks to opposes Hillel’s pro-Israel strictures. What comes next?Read More


Nechemya Weberman's 103-Year Sentence Is Clumsy Slap at Ultra-Orthodox Jews

By Batya Ungar-Sargon

Nechemya Weberman's 103-Year Sentence Is Clumsy Slap at Ultra-Orthodox Jews
How long is too long? That’s what many are asking after a judge sentenced Nechemya Weberman 103 years in prison — and prosecutors hailed it as a message to the ultra-Orthodox.Read More



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