Naomi Zeveloff


13 Years Later, Jewish Children of 9/11 Come of Age

By Naomi Zeveloff

13 Years Later, Jewish Children of 9/11 Come of Age
The new 9/11 museum honors those who died in the attacks. As the children of the fallen come of age, families must decide how to mark their b’nai mitzvah without one parent.Read More


Cooking the Book: 'Olives, Lemons and Za’atar'

By Naomi Zeveloff

Cooking the Book: 'Olives, Lemons and Za’atar'
Three years ago, I spent a month living in Ramallah while reporting a story on the Palestinian economy. Yet somehow, save for trips to the corner falafel joint in between frenzied interviews, I managed to barely sample Palestinian food.Read More


So Long, Schmekel

By Naomi Zeveloff

So Long, Schmekel
Schmekel was Brooklyn’s trans Jewish band. The group’s lyrics probed queer and trans identity to a klezmer/punk beat. In February, after three years of musical irreverence the group disbanded.Read More


Clara Zetkin and International Women's Day

By Naomi Zeveloff

Clara Zetkin (left) with Jewish Marxist Rosa Luxemberg in 1910 // Wikimedia Commons Read More


Boasting About Being Pregnant? In Politically Correct Brooklyn, Fuhggedaboudit!

By Naomi Zeveloff

Boasting About Being Pregnant? In Politically Correct Brooklyn, Fuhggedaboudit!
William Levin thought he was being funny when he wrote ‘Everyone Is Pregnant’ in the newsletter of his Brooklyn congregation. But for many, it was no joke.Read More






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