Tom Tugend


‘The Return’ Takes New Look at Polish Revival

By Tom Tugend

‘The Return’ Takes New Look at Polish Revival
(JTA) — On the crumbling wall of a former Polish synagogue, adjacent to a one-time Jewish ritual bath converted into a car wash, a graffiti artist has painted “Jews, We Miss You” in Polish and German.Read More


Jewish Schoolboys Raise $1 Million With 'Chocolate Bar' Book

By Tom Tugend

Jewish Schoolboys Raise $1 Million With 'Chocolate Bar' Book
Dylan Siegel has raised $1 million to help find a cure for a rare genetic disease affecting his best friend. Why would he say that is so ‘chocolate bar’?Read More


Rabbi Harold Schulweis, Pathbreaking Thinker, Dies at 89

By Tom Tugend

Rabbi Harold Schulweis, Pathbreaking Thinker, Dies at 89
Rabbi Harold Schulweis, a longtime Southern California spiritual leader and a national leader in the Conservative movement and beyond, has died.Read More


Oldest Holocaust Survivor Alice Herz-Sommer Aims for Oscar at 110

By Tom Tugend

Oldest Holocaust Survivor Alice Herz-Sommer Aims for Oscar at 110
In her 110 years, Alice Herz-Sommer has been an accomplished concert pianist and teacher, a wife and mother — and a prisoner in Theresienstadt.Read More



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