Uriel Heilman


Jewish Community United in Grief After Brooklyn Blaze Kills 7 Children

By Uriel Heilman

Jewish Community United in Grief After Brooklyn Blaze Kills 7 Children
It was New York’s deadliest blaze since 2007, and there were only two survivors: mother Gayle Sassoon, 45, and daughter Tziporah, 15, who jumped from second-story windows to escape the flames sparked by a malfunctioning Shabbat hot plate in their home in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.Read More


Will the Real Bibi Please Stand Up?

By Uriel Heilman

Will the Real Bibi Please Stand Up?
To his detractors, Netanyahu is arrogant, a dissembler and a racist. To his defenders, he is intrepid, politically astute and singularly devoted to Israel’s security.Read More


Five Takeaways From the Israeli Elections

By Uriel Heilman

Five Takeaways From the Israeli Elections
In the United States, the magic number on Election Day is 270, the number of Electoral College votes needed to win the presidency. In Israel, it’s 61, the number of seats needed to capture a majority in the 120-seat Knesset — and with it, the premiership.Read More


Boulder JCC Takes Jewish Engagement Back to Farm

By Uriel Heilman

Boulder JCC Takes Jewish Engagement Back to Farm
There’s not much to see yet at the site of this city’s new Jewish community center, just some trailers and earth-moving equipment covered in snow.Read More


The Only Kosher Deli in Denver

By Uriel Heilman

Joshua Horowitz, left, bought the East Side Kosher Deli in February 2015 from Michael and Marcy Schreiber, who had owned it for 17 years. Photograph by Uriel Heilman. Read More



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