This morning I put on my gym clothes, hopped in my car and to drove to my local Jewish Community Center (JCC) for a Monday
Does a JCC actually need to be bombed for people to notice that anti-Semitism is alive and well?
Though there aren't any Jewish starters in the upcoming NBA finals between the Warriors and the Cavaliers, that doesn't mean Jews don't love basketball. One of those is a recent Jewish USC graduate, a true superstar, Sam Fein.
On a late Tuesday afternoon, April 8, 2014, I attended a rally sponsored by the JCC protesting UJA's inclusion of "extremist anti-Israel organizations" to march in the Celebrate Israel Parade on June 1 in NYC.
In these digital times, it is not hard to find a Jewish film, anytime, anywhere, on almost any device. Still, Jewish film festivals continue to grow and spread across the country, keeping alive not only Jewish life, but the spirit of communal viewing and interaction beyond the screening.
"Some writers say they find the answers by writing their way towards them. But I need to know the last line before I type the first word." I think I know what Susan Kushner Resnick means. My mother sleeps as I type these last words.
It was that same sense of deep emotion that overwhelmed me recently when I heard the voice of a budding new African-American operatic star, 32-year-old Anthony Russell. And he too was singing "Zog Nisht Kein Mol."
I will be speaking on October 23 at a Colorado Authors book festival in Denver. I'll talk about the first days covering Columbine, and what set me on the road to writing the definitive book on the shootings.
A brave artist, who dares to risk all, to render herself vulnerable to thousands of critical eyes, merits our attention.
Roy Sekoff On Ground Zero 'Mosque' Uproar: The Key to Pissing People Off: Location Location, Location (VIDEO)
On Tuesday, the project known as Cordoba House, won a key endorsement from a Manhattan community board. But board's endorsement