Jerome Chanes


5 Myths About Jonathan Pollard Case

By Jerome Chanes

5 Myths About Jonathan Pollard Case
Jonathan Pollard is in the news again. Whether the convicted spy is released or not, Jerome Chanes clears up commonly held myths about his case.Read More


What Eric Goldstein's Appointment Says About Changing Jewish Community

By Jerome Chanes

What Eric Goldstein's Appointment Says About Changing Jewish Community
Eric Goldstein’s appointment as head of the UJA-Federation of New York means that the community is shifting in fundamental ways, writes Jerome Chanes, and the old order is finally being overturned.Read More


Remembering Al Chernin, a Giant Among Giants in Jewish Public Affairs

By Jerome Chanes

Remembering Al Chernin, a Giant Among Giants in Jewish Public Affairs
Al Chernin, who died at age 85, was one of the last of the giants of Jewish public affairs. His death truly marks the end of an era, writes Jerome Chanes.Read More


Asher Lopatin Set as Modern Orthodox 'Bridge'

By Jerome Chanes

Asher Lopatin Set as Modern Orthodox 'Bridge'
When I was a kid, my mom told me, “Dress British, think Yiddish.”Read More


Losing a Precious Outlet for Jewish Culture

By Jerome Chanes

Losing a Precious Outlet for Jewish Culture
The closing of the Foundation for Jewish Culture may provoke more yawns than screams of protest. That’s a shame, because it has played such a valuable role, Jerome Chanes writes.Read More






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