Debra Nussbaum Cohen


Wellesley Fires Hillel Leaders Even as Anti-Israel Activism Rises

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

Wellesley Fires Hillel Leaders Even as Anti-Israel Activism Rises
Jewish students at Wellesley College say they are struggling with an uptick in anti-Israel activity. So why did the elite school abruptly fire its Hillel leadership?Read More


The Spookiest Jewish Museum on the Planet

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

The Spookiest Jewish Museum on the Planet
Brooklyn’s Morbid Anatomy Museum features 5,000 objects celebrating the dead. On Halloween, it also raises a question: Why are so many Jews obsessed with this macabre stuff?Read More


How Jill Soloway Created 'Transparent' — the Jewiest Show Ever

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

How Jill Soloway Created 'Transparent' — the Jewiest Show Ever
On its face, ‘Transparent’ is about a transgender father coming out to his family. It is also arguably the Jewiest television show ever.Read More


Orthodox Child's Transgender Journey From Moshe to Miryam

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

Orthodox Child's Transgender Journey From Moshe to Miryam
Moshe was unhappy during bar mitzvah preparation. Then the Orthodox child came out as transgender — and a life-changing journey began.Read More


Is 'Death of Klinghoffer' Opera Really Anti-Semitic?

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

Is 'Death of Klinghoffer' Opera Really Anti-Semitic?
Some call it a musical masterpiece. Others say it’s appallingly biased. Can ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ show humanity in terrorists without alienating opera-goers?Read More



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