For Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, Faith Was Life — and Life Was Act of Faith

    Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, who died this week at 81, saw the obligation to be faithful and to teach other as self-evident — it was his default way of living.

    Exiled Twice: Frederic Morton, the author of twelve books, in 2013.

    Frederic Morton, Author and Viennese-in-Exile, Dies at 90

    Born Fritz Mandelbaum in Vienna, Frederic Morton escaped to New York and came to fame writing about the country that expelled him.

    Judith Malina, Edgy Theatrical Rebel for the Ages, Dies at 88

    Judith Malina was nothing if not a rebel. Jon Kalish recalls how the Living Theater founder lived her edgy life on the stage — right up till the end.

    News Dissector: Schechter, who died at the age of 72, was a radio legend at Boston’s WBCN-FM.

    Danny Schechter Was an Observant Jew, Even if he Rarely Set Foot in Shul

    Danny Schechter, the self-descibed father of ‘participatory journalism, succumbed to pancreatic cancer at age 72. Jon Kalish remembers the Boston radio legend with a healthy dose of Bronx-based chutzpah.

    Leonard Fein, Progressive Activist and Longtime Forward Columnist, Dies

    Leonard Fein, inspiration to generations of progressives and Jews, and longtime Forward columnist, passed away early in the morning of August 14. He was 80.