Ari L. Goldman is a professor at Columbia Journalism School and director of its program on covering religion.
Ari L. Goldman
By Ari L. Goldman
He wrote a beloved prayer book. But his gravestone misspelled his name.
Philip Birnbaum, who died in 1988, was a man careful with language, yet a stone of eight words had three errors
A Witness to Death in Jerusalem
I saved the visit to my father’s grave for the last day of my trip to Israel. It’s not that I don’t like going, it’s just that there are already so many reminders of death in Jerusalem. Both Arabs and Israelis point to bullet holes in Old City walls, each one a testament to a…
Abe Rosenthal, New York Times Editor and Advocate for Israel
Abraham Michael Rosenthal of The New York Times, who died last week at the age of 84, was eulogized Sunday as a great foreign correspondent, a formidable editor and a compassionate columnist. He was indeed all those things, but he was also a Jew who did so much over his brilliant 60-year career to honor…
The college is Christian. Its point guard wears a yarmulke.
Conservative synagogue makes history with hiring of Hebrew Israelite clergy
It was the biggest painting in the world — how could it just disappear?
George Santos covered ‘Hallelujah’ — it’s been through worse
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