Doni Bloomfield


Chatting With JDate's CEO

By Doni Bloomfield

Chatting With JDate's CEO
Greg Liberman, CEO of the company that runs JDate (and Christian Mingle) talked to the Forward about what makes the Jewish dating site so unique.Read More


Maimonides, Medieval Jewish Thinker, Enjoys a Postmodern Revival

By Doni Bloomfield

Maimonides, Medieval Jewish Thinker, Enjoys a Postmodern Revival
Maimonides was a preeminent philosopher of Jewish law in the 12th century. In 2014, he’s trending again. A scholarly conference asks: What is it about him that’s captured our attention?Read More


Fracking and the Jews

By Doni Bloomfield

Fracking and the Jews
Gregory Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal reporter and author of “The Greatest Trade Ever: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How John Paulson Defied Wall Street and Made Financial History,” has just finished a new book. “The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters,” tells the story of the oilmen who led the charge in the recent American revolution in natural gas and oil extraction.Read More


How Tevye's Author Got an Oklahoma Oilfield Named After Him

By Doni Bloomfield

How Tevye's Author Got an Oklahoma Oilfield Named After Him
The name of the Sholem Alechem oilfield in Oklahoma is puzzling to locals and Yiddishists alike. Doni Bloomfield ferrets out the truth about a mystery in the Bible Belt.Read More


Jews in Prison Stick With Faith To Cope With Flood of Anti-Semitism

By Doni Bloomfield

Jews in Prison Stick With Faith To Cope With Flood of Anti-Semitism
Jews in prison are a tiny minority who cope as best they can with rampant violence and anti-Semitism. Surprisingly, those who are open about their faith survive the best.Read More



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