Uriel Heilman (JTA)


Asher Lopatin Seeks To Secure YCT's Place

By Uriel Heilman (JTA)

Asher Lopatin Seeks To Secure YCT's Place
When Rabbi Asher Lopatin takes over the helm of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, he may try to pull off something of a football move: Look left while going right.Read More


Is the Era of National Surveys of American Jews at an End?

By Uriel Heilman (JTA)

Twenty years ago, an alarming statistic in a landmark survey of American Jews helped galvanize a generation of Jewish community professionals and philanthropists to change the way they think about Jewish identity programming and double their efforts at Jewish outreach.Read More


Charges Filed in $42.5 Million Claims Conference Fraud

By Uriel Heilman (JTA)

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York is announcing charges against 17 people for participating in a $42.5 million fraud at the Claims Conference.Read More


Netanyahu Hints at Flexibility on Jerusalem

By Uriel Heilman (JTA)

It was an otherwise wholly unremarkable stump speech before a friendly audience in New York.Read More


Netanyahu, Sworn In as Prime Minister, Faces Balancing Act

By Uriel Heilman (JTA)

The warnings from Israeli pundits and foreign observers alike came almost as soon as Israeli President Shimon Peres picked Likud’s Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next Israeli next government.Read More






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