Josh Nathan-Kazis


Met Council Reeling Again as David Frankel Leaves Helm

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Met Council Reeling Again as David Frankel Leaves Helm
A year after Met Council was rocked by the Willie Rapfogel fraud scandal, the anti-poverty group is reeling again. Would an ultra-Orthodox leader change things for the better?Read More


Met Council Considering Lubavitcher Rabbi Moshe Wiener as CEO Replacement

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Met Council Considering Lubavitcher Rabbi Moshe Wiener as CEO Replacement
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty is considering hiring Rabbi Moshe Wiener, the ultra-Orthodox head of the JCC of Greater Coney Island, to replace departing CEO David Frankel.Read More


CEO David Frankel to Leave Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

CEO David Frankel to Leave Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty
The Met Council is losing yet another CEO. David Frankel, who took over in the aftermath of the Willie Rapfogel scandal, will step down by the end of the year.Read More


Like Life Insurance for an Ultra-Orthodox Community — But Not Quite

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Like Life Insurance for an Ultra-Orthodox Community — But Not Quite
When parents of young children died in ultra-Orthodox Brooklyn, activists used to take up a collection. No more. Areivim USA offers a safety net for the community — just don’t call it insurance.Read More


Two Lawsuits Target Embattled Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto and Top Aide

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Two Lawsuits Target Embattled Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto and Top Aide
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, one of Israel’s most powerful rabbis, and his senior aide are the target of two separate lawsuits in a New York court.Read More



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