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Oct 16, 2020, 7:51 PM
Somewhere between all and nothing
About midway through the first day of Rosh Hashanah services, I noticed some movement out of the corner of my left eye. It was a couple of people at our very socially distanced service; they were pointing across the sanctuary. Then I noticed movement out...
Sep 4, 2020, 6:13 PM
Sign up for shul — it’s the new normal
Since I can't take shul for granted anymore, I ask: what else do we change? Do we shorten the service? The Torah reading? Welcome to the brave new world of COVID-19 worship
Jun 25, 2020, 9:59 PM
Knocking the symbols of hate from their pedestals
The statues are finally coming down. Across this nation, 155 years after the end of the Civil War, the symbols of the Confederacy are being vanquished. Since Memorial Day, when George Floyd gasped his last breath under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, at...
May 15, 2020, 2:02 AM
Coronavirus and the Jewish space/time continuum
I miss shul and the JCC, and Havdalah via Zoom just isn't the same; it’s as if someone hit an enormous pause button for Jewish life with no plans of releasing it any time soon
Jan 31, 2020, 7:58 PM
Whose history is this anyway?
It was my first week in high school in American history class at the then-brand-new Arts Magnet High School in downtown Dallas when I encountered Haym Salomon. I learned, as we read aloud from the textbook by turn, that he was a financier of the...
Dec 14, 2019, 12:04 AM
Love. Labour. Lost.
The party was the political home for the vast majority of Great Britain’s Jews. How did it become so unlivable?
Sep 20, 2019, 3:23 AM
Straight shooting for 21st-century Jews
What's a nice suburban middle-aged Jew like me doing enjoying target practice at the local gun range?
Marla Cohen is a freelance writer in Rockland County, New York.