Paul Berger


Rabbi's Sex Abuse Talk to 9-Year-Old Girls Sends Savannah Into Turmoil

By Paul Berger

Rabbi's Sex Abuse Talk to 9-Year-Old Girls Sends Savannah Into Turmoil
A Savannah rabbi darkened the lights in a classroom of 9-year-old children and proceeded to talk to them about child sexual abuse. Now, the community is divided.Read More


Anya Ulinich Makes Her Graphic Debut

By Paul Berger

Anya Ulinich Makes Her Graphic Debut
“You will stomp us into the dirt,” is how her mother responded to Anya Ulinich’s new tragicomic graphic novel. Paul Berger had a more open view of ‘Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel’!Read More


2 New York Infants Get Herpes From Controversial Circumcision Rite

By Paul Berger

2 New York Infants Get Herpes From Controversial Circumcision Rite
Two more infants in New York City have tested positive for herpes following a controversial circumcision rite.Read More


Russia Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar Brings Riot Police Escort to Crimea Synagogue

By Paul Berger

Russia Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar Brings Riot Police Escort to Crimea Synagogue
Russia’s chief rabbi Berel Lazar brought armed policemen, including riot police, to tour Crimea’s Reform synagogue in Simferopol, according to CCTV footage.Read More


Jews Proud of Religious Freedom Act Despite Supreme Hobby Lobby Ruling

By Paul Berger

Jews Proud of Religious Freedom Act Despite Supreme Hobby Lobby Ruling
Jewish groups say they don’t regret drafting a 1993 religious liberty law — even though the Supreme Court relied upon it in its controversial Hobby Lobby ruling on contraception coverage.Read More






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