Paul Berger


Suspect Arrested in Attack on Jewish Communal Exec at Basketball Protest

By Paul Berger

Suspect Arrested in Attack on Jewish Communal Exec at Basketball Protest
The man suspected of punching Jewish communal leader Leonard Petlakh at a Brooklyn Nets game has been arrested. He is not being charged with a hate crime.Read More


Yeshiva U. Reports First Sexual Assault On Campus in 12 Years — But Says Little Else

By Paul Berger

Yeshiva U. Reports First Sexual Assault On Campus in 12 Years — But Says Little Else
For the first time in 12 years, Yeshiva University has reported a sexual assault on campus. The school won’t offer details — or explain why its public tally of assaults is so low.Read More


The End-of-Life Battle Over Jewish Souls

By Paul Berger

The End-of-Life Battle Over Jewish Souls
Palliative care laws promote the dignity of patients facing terminal illness. Orthodox groups say every second of life is precious. What happens when their aims clash?Read More


YIVO Hopes To Digitize Lithuania Archives — But Where Is the Cash?

By Paul Berger

YIVO Hopes To Digitize Lithuania Archives — But Where Is the Cash?
YIVO has launched a massive plan to digitize 1.5 million documents on Jewish life stored in Lithuania. But the group has so far only raised $350K toward the groundbreaking project.Read More


Jewish Professors Hit Back Against Pro-Israel Campus 'Blacklist'

By Paul Berger

Jewish Professors Hit Back Against Pro-Israel Campus 'Blacklist'
One campus group is warning students about professors who may be biased against Israel. Now another group of Jewish academics is pushing back against what one calls a ‘blacklist.’Read More



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