ARTICLES FOR RABBI WOHLBERG'S
ADULT EDUCATION CLASS 6/16/21
42 Jewish delis, 1 motorcycle The Great American Deli Schlep aims to raise awareness about hunger
After Jewish groups are left out of Blinken’s Israel briefing, the White House promises to hire a Jewish liaison
Benjamin Netanyahu replaced as Israeli prime minister after 12 years in office
Is Mrs. Maisel enough
Juneteenth offers us a day for celebration, reflection, and healing
Silicon Valley tech leaders ‘We stand against antisemitism’
Three-quarters of American Jews say they’re more concerned about antisemitism following the Israel-Gaza conflict
Why Jewish charities are now accepting Bitcoin
Overacheiving Jewish med student to compete at the Summer Olympics
A new museum in New Orleans puts the family histories of Southern Jews on display
Anti-Israel protesters block Zim cargo ship in Oakland, plan further actions
Coalition deal Kotel deal will implement egalitarian prayer section
Everything you need to know about the Israeli government that will replace Benjamin Netanyahu
Hamas was developing technology to jam Iron Dome system in bombed AP building, Israel says
Is Israel heading for its own Jan. 6
Norwegian Law would bring Anglos into Knesset
The New York Times called Isaac Bashevis Singer a Polish writer
These days David Hertz is a world leader in turning food into social change
Who is Naftali Bennett, Israel’s likely next prime minister
4 Myths and Facts About /the Violence in Jerusalem
As Gaza conflict escalates, here’s what American Jews think about Israel
Germany’s antisemitism commissioner urges ban on wearing yellow star to protest pandemic lockdowns
If you’re asking American Jews if they’re religious, you don’t understand American Jews
Pew’s new study of American Jews reveals widening divides, worries over antisemitism
Putting Pew's new survey into context How similar studies have shaped 3 decades of Jewish life
Rockets from Gaza batter Tel Aviv area, killing 1 and suspending air traffic
The fighting in Gaza, Jerusalem and across Israel, explained
What We’ve Lost in Rejecting the Sabbath
This Hungarian coffee cake is even better than babka
‘We are on our own’: French Jews on why they are protesting over Sarah Halimi, in their own words
Yosef Kleinman, the youngest survivor to testify at Eichmann trial, dies at 91
The Japanese Americans who helped liberate Dachau knew the shared history of anti-Jewish and anti-Asian hate
What will it take for me to go back to synagogue?
My son was at the Mount Meron disaster
Zoom fatigue is real for Jews, but even harder for Jewish women
The TikTok exec looking to spread Hasidic values
A House bill on Israel is flawed, but our Jewish civil war is worse
Artificial Intelligence Unlocks A New Secret of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Conservatives are more likely than liberals to hold anti-Semitic views, survey finds
For Jews and Armenians, two victories in the war on hate
In protest rallies, tens of thousands of Jews in France and beyond demand ‘justice for Sarah Halimi’
The Deli Celebrity
What you need to know about the violent clashes rocking Jerusalem this week
‘This is my dream’: NASA names two asteroids after Israeli student who discovered them
My father’s lesson: Jews must value labor even when they become management
‘Kids need camp this summer more than ever before’: What Jewish summer camp will look like this year
Why did Tucker Carlson talk about Israeli immigration policy? What you need to know about the white supremacist ‘open borders for Israel’ meme.
Dutch museum will pay $240K to owners of Nazi-looted painting it won’t return
Things We Should NOT Learn From ‘Shtisel’: Fertility and Jewish Law
A Satmar rebbe for a Shabbos
Calling any Jewish woman a ‘JAP’ is offensive — but not for the reason you think
Netanyahu struggles to build coalition as clock ticks
The Grief Crisis Is Coming
The Kahn family’s long, strange trip to the D.C. pot business
America is losing its religion
Counting the Omer, the Anti-Peloton
The Three-State Solution
Eichmann’s trial set the stage for more battles over the Shoah — including my own
Once the staple of New York politics, whatever became of the knish?
An Israeli woman was murdered by her husband. It sparked a national reckoning over domestic violence.
For over 40 years, this man bought millions of dollars of New York’s leavened bread products before Passover
Is a Long-Dismissed Forgery Actually the Oldest Known Biblical Manuscript
Sharren Haskel champions Israel’s liberal right wing
We need to talk about 'Kike' - how did the slur originate anyway?
Orthodox and secular Israelis are fighting over Jewish conversion. Why?
How a Southern Baptist woman launched a line of kosher cakes
Supreme Court ruling on conversions fuels Israeli campaign ads
BBC debate on whether Jews are an ethnic minority group sparks outrage
Swiss Jews join Muslims in protesting referendum banning face-covering veils
Sam Fuld played for Team Israel’s cinderella team. Now he’s trying to revamp the Philadelphia Phillies from the front office.
What happens when Rosh Hashanah falls on the first day of school? These districts are trying to figure it out.
From ‘Seinfeld’ to WWII Morocco, these new Haggadah options will spice up your Passover Seder
Vaccinations and tests enable some families to gather for Passover Seders this year
Israel offers compensation to families of missing children
Jew cookies are a Dutch dessert staple
Jews split over storied charity’s support for settlements
Joe and Bibi talked, but what does it all mean
Moved by her story, Pope Francis visits Holocaust survivor Edith Bruck at home in Rome
Report Israeli payment for Russian vaccines was part of exchange deal with Syri
The end of an era for Nazi hunters
We need to stop casting politicians as moral leaders
‘Who are we?: Asian-American Jews explore their identities in a new video project
Abraham Lincoln's Greatest Gift To The Jews
Flagship New Jersey yeshiva cancels Purim celebrations
Gulf Jews form umbrella body to make observance easier
Is the Jewish deli the new synagogue?
Israel briefly reopens Ben Gurion Airport for 302 immigrants from Ethiopia
Portuguese politician suggests that Israel’s vaccination success is because of Jewish financial power
A Blessing Too Good for Jews Alone
A Different Path to Ordination
French chief rabbi clashes with fellow communal leaders in debate over France’s Jewish future
In Orthodox communities where pregnancy is prized, vaccines and variants leave women confused and afraid
The Forgotten Story of the First Female Rabbi Is Finally Being Told
This deadly tragedy at a Yiddish performance is the reason it’s illegal to yell ‘fire!’ in a crowded theater
We are running out of time to preserve endangered Jewish languages - Here is how we can stop them from being lost forever
Why American Jews love
Secular Israelis are obsessed with traditional Judaism. Micah Goodman helps explain why.
For rabbis, America’s complex COVID-19 vaccine rollout means eligibility can come down to guesswork
The Jewish angles to the GameStop stock saga, explained
The Wisdom of Peanuts
Abraham Twerski, 90, Hasidic rabbi and psychiatrist who specialized in substance abuse
A tale of 2 Jewish Super Bowl linemen: Buccaneers’ Ali Marpet and Chiefs’ Mitchell Schwartz
Why Conspiracy Theorists Like Marjorie Taylor Greene Always Land on the Jews
Ugandan Jews Not Eligible to Immigrate to Israel, State Informs High Court
Secular Israelis are obsessed with traditional Judaism. Micah Goodman helps explain why.
Dutch panel picks author accused of anti-Semitism as keynote speaker for Holocaust memorial commemoration
In Israel, a Holocaust survivor has made falafel a symbol of Jewish resilience
Amanda Gorman's inauguration poem was beautiful and mighty -- no matter what your religion you may be
In Amsterdam, the personal card of every Holocaust victim returns to Jewish hands
Andrew Yang: My vision for New York City's Jewish Community
A Hasidic man faces prison for money laundering His lack of education is being used in a plea for leniency
Jewish community shaped by the Inquisition opens Portugal’s first Holocaust museum
Netanyahu's Parting Gift To Trump -A New Embassy Plot - Is An Empty Gesture
The Death of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
The Freedom Rider Rabbi Arrested on The Same Day As John Lewis
The IHRA definition of anti-Semitism and why people are fighting over it, explained
A Call For Moral Clarity
Brad Schneider among 3 House lawmakers said to have contracted COVID during siege of Congress
The Capitol siege rattled him, too. But Yoni Applebaum is more worried about 2024.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz fight a Twitter battle over Holocaust analogies
Israel is having yet another election — could Netanyahu lose? Here are the basics.
Meet Christie Moore, the Portland oncologist who made a bracha on her vaccination
Men have dominated Jewish texts for most of history. These women are trying to change that.
The Holocaust Stole My Youth. Covid-19 Is Stealing My Last Years.
‘Blood is on your hands’ Antisemitism Cow returns one final time to rail at Twitter
5 things to know about Israel’s attention-grabbing COVID-19 vaccination spree
For Jews from the former Soviet Union, New Year’s Eve always involves a Christmas-style tree
Many Jews refrain from learning Torah on Christmas Eve and call it Nittel Nacht. Here’s my family tradition to spread light.
NY attorney general recuses herself from vaccine-fraud investigation into ParCare clinics, owned by a Hasidic supporter
Assault reported at Chabad of the Bluegrass menorah-lighting in Lexington, Kentucky
Floridians can now ‘Stand with Israel’ on their license plates
I knew Hanukkah celebrated defeating the Greeks
Rio inaugurates long-awaited Holocaust memorial with 72-foot-tall tower
From Kamala and Doug to Biden
Historical novel on Holland’s largest Holocaust rescue operation slammed for ‘awful’ errors
It’s time for the Jewish community to make a big push for Jews marrying Jews
Jewish women from North Africa have an awesome feminist Hanukkah tradition
Roald Dahl’s family apologizes ‘for the lasting and understandable hurt’ caused by his anti-Semitism
Roald Dahl’s Family Apologizes for His Anti-Semitism
Trump administration wants Holocaust restitution cases heard outside US. The Supreme Court seems skeptical.
Alejandro Mayorkas’ historic nomination is a wake up call: Stop erasing Sepharadim.
New data suggest Birthright effect on Jewish marriage, connection to Israel lasts up to 2 decades
Birthright’s insulting obsession with intermarriage is erasing young Jews
Birthright Has Failed Young Jews, But Not For The Reason You Think.
Justice Neil Gorsuch suggested New York’s COVID restrictions hold back Orthodox Jewish women. The truth is far more complicated.
Thank You, Justice Gorsuch.
Why would the government of Israel undermine the legacy of Yad Vashem?
HBO series ‘Valley of Tears’ reopens wounds of the Yom Kippur War
Israeli Knesset members propose giving Diaspora Jews a formal role in Israeli affairs
We need Thanksgiving more than ever this year
Praying through the second wave: Expert advice on staying safe
What Gentiles Can Learn From Lord Sacks
Will American Jews ever be unified again? Abe Foxman remains an optimist.
Nonprofits use tech to match study partners on hows, whys of Shabbat unplugging
This Jewish teen created a daily news digest, The Cramm, read by millions worldwide
The New Jewish Vote
Sacks: What Is Anti-Semitism?
Jesuit Catholic priest pens book about his order’s complicity in the Holocaust
A small but growing number of Orthodox rabbis are officiating same-sex weddings
A widely circulated video showed Jews being harassed at Black Lives Matter protest.
The attacker is part of a fringe group.
Israel’s Right-Wing Losers
It’s 2020 and anti-Semitism is an electoral tactic again
Satmar rabbi denounces Borough Park protests
The Jewish Faucis Orthodox doctors battle COVID — and disinformation — in Orthodox
France is cracking down on radical Islam – with the blessing of its Jewish minority
Secular Synagogues Take Root in Israel
United States of Anxiety: The new fears of American Jews
The global proportion of Jews living in Europe is as low as it was 1,000 years ago. And the future there doesn’t look bright.
The Halloween Dilemma
Judge Amy Barrett helped me protect public menorahs. I know she’ll help defend religious liberty for all
What is a ‘moser’? The ugly, complicated history of Judaism’s most dangerous accusation
‘It’s totally irresponsible’: How New York Jews feel watching the unrest in Borough Park
Israeli Oppression Comes to Durham
Right-wing, ultra-Orthodox parties accused of plotting ‘takeover’ at World Zionist Congress
Pastors wrapped in Torah: Why so many Christians are appropriating Jewish ritual
Charles Barkley calls out Black sports figures, celebrities for anti-Semitism
Why celebrities keep quoting Louis Farrakhan — despite his anti-Semitism
The Anti-Semitism We Didn’t See
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Where Is the Outrage Over Anti-Semitism in Sports and Hollywood?
Twitter Explained | What’s Your #JewishPrivilege?
John Lewis and the Jews: 6 moments that showcase an enduring alliance
In the Talmud, God admits He’s wrong. There’s a lesson there about free speech.
8 American Monuments Celebrating Anti-Semites
A California synagogue memorialized Judah Benjamin, the Confederacy’s most prominent Jew. Here’s how that changed.
Israel’s interior minister again seeks to end conversions outside of state’s Chief Rabbinate
At a German train station, a unique memorial is dedicated to Jews deported to their death
TikTok social media platform users target young people with anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, study finds
‘Let him drive the kids home’: Orthodox lawmakers advise civil disobedience as suit filed against sleepaway camp ban
Alumni call on Jewish day schools to do more to fight racism
How our growing consensus against racism turned into a moral panic
You Don't Have to Choose Between Black Lives Matter and Israel
3 Orthodox Jews and 2 Catholic priests sue over NY restrictions on houses of worship
Mother of Palestinian man with autism killed by police calls for footage of his death to be released
Calls to defund the police put Jewish institutions in a tough position
‘Believe us’: Black Jews respond to the George Floyd protests, in their own words
The Quiet Demise of the Separation of Church and State
The Palestinian appropriation of black pain
We Orthodox Jews have been largely complacent about racism. It’s time to change that.
The protesters are praying with their feet. Why can’t we pray in our shuls?
In Israel, Modern Medicine Grapples With Ghosts of the Third Reich
Italian Synagogues and Churches Reopen, but with Fewer Worshippers Allowed
George Washington University Stands By Appointment of Interim Dean Who Backs Boycott Israel Movement
Conservative Movement Allows Livestreaming on Shabbat and Holidays During Pandemic
Defense Secretary Mark Esper Wants to Remove US Troops From the Sinai Peninsula. Key Democrats and Republicans Disagree.
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Calls on VA To Replace Headstones Inscribed With Swastikas
The First Kosher Wine In A Can Has Arrived
2019 saw the most anti-Semitic incidents in at least 40 years, ADL says
Dr. Fauci High Holiday services are possible, but many hurdles remain
How the ultra-Orthodox plan to reopen safely: No women, no children
Lag b’Omer is traditionally a day of Jewish weddings. What will happen under social distancing
Technology makes Jewish education more accessible. We must ensure the tradeoff isn’t our values.
Israel is ready to reopen. I’m not.
I’m a statistician. Closing camp because of corona is a huge mistake.
Our True Colors
Synagogue jumps to revise slogan slammed as sexist for linking women and whining
Down the tubes: How Israel’s poop may help prevent second coronavirus wave
High Court pans coalition deal, but signals no ruling until relevant laws passed
Today, we’re mourning the loss of our social spaces. Tomorrow, let’s redesign them.
Letter from Los Angeles: Love in the time of coronavirus
Wearing a face mask? You’re doing a mitzvah. Make a brachah!
Israel’s population grows slightly to nearly 9.2 million on eve of Independence Day
Israel’s tracking of coronavirus carriers is out unless Knesset makes it a law, Supreme Court rules
Belgian police charge 3 for commemorating Holocaust in violation of coronavirus rules
One year after Poway attack, Lori Gilbert-Kaye remembered at memorial as ‘beautiful,’ inside and out
Sirens wail throughout Israel at start of Memorial Day — then there was a Western Wall ceremony with no audience
Yair Lapid once allied with Benny Gantz. Now he wants to keep him from becoming prime minister.
Dramatic, socially distanced protests against Israel’s government deal continue in Tel Aviv
Counting the Omer in a World Without Time
Bereaved families plead for reconciliation at joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial
The handshake is dead. Long live the…
Stop shaking hands. Do this instead
Rotation, annexation et al: Key elements of the Netanyahu-Gantz coalition deal
Netanyahu said to favor curfew on Independence Day, Ramadan nights
With services online, many synagogues are seeing greater attendance — at least for now
Netanyahu’s Power Is Extended as Rival Accepts Israel Unity Government
Worldwide population of 14.7 million Jews falls well short of pre-World War II numbers
Jerusalem’s Old City, virtual reality edition: A game brings quarantined people around the world into the holy neighborhood
Holocaust trivialization at protests isn’t just offensive. It threatens democracy
Why do we still remember the Holocaust? To be inspired