Hody Nemes


Anti-Abuse Activist Joey Diangello Dies of Overdose, But His Legacy Lives On

By Hody Nemes

Anti-Abuse Activist Joey Diangello Dies of Overdose, But His Legacy Lives On
A former Satmar Hasid and self-described survivor of child sex abuse died last week of a drug overdose. But his work to expose abuse in the Orthodox world lives on.Read More


When 'Klinghoffer' Played the Heartland

By Hody Nemes

When 'Klinghoffer' Played the Heartland
‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ has ignited a divisive firestorm in New York. But a production in St. Louis helped bring communities together, Hody Nemes reports.Read More


Neil Diamond Goes Back Home to Brooklyn

By Hody Nemes

Neil Diamond Goes Back Home to Brooklyn
Who says you can’t go home again? Singer Neil Diamond returned to Brooklyn for a surprise performance at the high school he attended six decades ago.Read More


Schustermans' Deep Roots in Oil Make Foundation Divestment Unlikely

By Hody Nemes and Josh Nathan-Kazis

Schustermans' Deep Roots in Oil Make Foundation Divestment Unlikely
The Jewish community’s largest family foundation has deep, ongoing ties to fossil fuel extraction. How will it react to the growing divestment campaign?Read More


Jews Join Hundreds of Thousands at Largest-Ever Climate Change March

By Hody Nemes

Jews Join Hundreds of Thousands at Largest-Ever Climate Change March
Shofar blasts rang out and ‘Save Our Planet’ signs in Yiddish peppered the streets of New York as more than 100 Jewish groups joined the largest-ever climate change protest.Read More



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