Paul Berger


Ukraine’s Election Results Are Good for the Jews — But What Comes Next?

By Paul Berger

Ukraine’s Election Results Are Good for the Jews — But What Comes Next?
Ukraine voters backed its pro-Western leaders and delivered a stinging rebuke to anti-Semitic nationalists. Paul Berger asks if a new era is dawning in Kiev.Read More


Savannah Congregation Defies Board, Votes Yes to Controversial Rabbi

By Paul Berger

Savannah Congregation Defies Board, Votes Yes to Controversial Rabbi
A controversial Savannah rabbi may retain his pulpit for another three years, despite the synagogue board’s recommendation that his contract not be renewed.Read More


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



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