'Nice Jewish Girl' at Gitmo

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The 21-year old Marine is the only known Jewish guard at the camp that houses Al Qaeda terror suspects. While the camp’s name is widely synonymous with U.S. abuse of power in the war on terror, Atani is proud of her mission there, and believes it reflects her Jewish values.

Jonathan Kremer is the first father to follow his daughter into rabbinical school. (Photo by Peter Tobia)

Like Daughter, Like Dad

Aviva Kremer knew when she was just 8 years old that she wanted to be a rabbi. Now she is 27 and in her third year of rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary.

Vatican’s New Defense on Child Molestation Charges: Finger-pointing

The Jews and Protestants are worse. That appears to be the Vatican’s newest defense of its ongoing child sex-abuse scandal.

My Obstetrician’s Rx: Liverwurst

A native New Yorker, Deborah Kolben was living in Berlin when she found out she was pregnant with her first child. In this essay, she discusses playing charades in the obstetrician’s office, being prescribed blood sausage and her complicated feelings about the prospect of giving birth in Germany.

Fearing Arrest, Ya'alon Cancels Britain Trip

An Israeli deputy prime minister canceled a planned trip to Britain out of fear that he would be arrested.