Uriel Heilman


Non-Orthodox Jews Find Voice as Sharp Battle Lines Drawn in New York Suburb

By Uriel Heilman

Non-Orthodox Jews Find Voice as Sharp Battle Lines Drawn in New York Suburb
For years, non-Orthodox Jewish leaders largely stayed silent, caught in the middle between their Orthodox coreligionists and their non-Jewish neighbors.Read More


Rachel Timoner Brings Social Justice Focus to Brooklyn's Congregation Beth Elohim

By Uriel Heilman

Rachel Timoner Brings Social Justice Focus to Brooklyn's Congregation Beth Elohim
One of the top agenda items these days for Rachel Timoner, associate rabbi at the Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles, is trying to get a train built along the I-405 freeway stretching from the North San Fernando Valley to the city’s international airport.Read More


Was Brandeis President Frederick Lawrence Doomed by Fundraising Woes?

By Uriel Heilman

Was Brandeis President Frederick Lawrence Doomed by Fundraising Woes?
President Frederick Lawrence was well-liked at Brandeis U. despite a string of controvesies. Did his failure as a big-bucks fundraiser ultimately cause his downfall?Read More


French Jews Feel Conflicted About Israel's Call for Emigration

By Uriel Heilman

French Jews Feel Conflicted About Israel's Call for Emigration
Benjamin Netanyahu says the answer for embattled French Jews is simple: leave. But the Jews themselves aren’t so sure they want to leave — and even those that do may not choose IsraelRead More



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