Many American Jews are opting for independent bnai mitzvah in alternative spaces, often held in private homes or hotels.
Hundreds of Orthodox Jews show up for the March for Racial Justice in New York on Sunday.
Looking around at Rosh Hashanah services, she thinks: “Surely inside some of these minds burned this strange fire, these same doubt-riddled thoughts?”
I would like to think that a presidential candidate bragging about sexual assault would be the tipping point for undecided voters. Die-hard Trumpers aside, the tape certainly has been the tipping point for many, including Republican members of Congress embattled in tight re-election campaigns. In the wake of Trump’s latest scandal, it seems that droves of Republicans are denouncing him or even taking back their previous endorsements. I’m glad that bragging about sexual assault is a line they cannot cross. But it begs the question: Where the hell have they been?
Donald Trump has recently sounded contrite about spewing insults. But his words have caused me personal pain and I can’t easily forgive him — especially when he wants to be president.
After six years of infertility, four rounds of IVF and a premature baby, Talia Liben Yarmush questions whether she should have a large family after all.