Barbara Aiello never planned on being the poster-woman for Italian liberal Judaism but as the country’s first female and first non-Orthodox rabbi she is making waves.5
Benjy Melendez formed one of the Bronx’s most notorious gangs and later discovered his family’s crypto-Jewish past. If you think that would be a good subject for a graphic novel, you’d be right.
Having grown up within a Orthodox Jewish enclave, Rifky Tkatch, knew that many in her community did not like to talk about cancer. Yet it wasn’t until she conducted interviews in Detroit that she uncovered barriers to screening that stunned her.
This article has been sent!Close