April 2014

Columns & Departments

Passover Gift Guide 2014: Sleek and Stylish
Leah F. Finkelshteyn
Passover Judaica abounds with a plethora of Seder plates, and while the trend has been to go increasingly sleek and modern, there are plenty of elegant and whimsical designs for you to enjoy. more...


Passover Cuisine, from the Exotic to the Gluten Free
Libby Barnea
Bring both the taste of tradition and the flavor of the unfamiliar to your holiday cooking this year. more...


Reader Response: Online Dating at 61
Readers eagerly shared their experiences with writer Nancy Kalikow Maxwell, after the publication of her article on online dating. more...


More Readers Reminisce About Loehmann's
"When I finally grew and was big enough for a dress at Loehmann’s, it was like a coming of age." more...


President's Column: Healing Our Hospital
Marcie Natan
I want to apprise the entire Hadassah family of the critical situation at the Hadassah Medical Organization, to assure you that we are doing all in our power to resolve it. more...


The Jewish Traveler: Bangkok
Dan Fellner
In this city of nine million, the contributions of the relatively small Jewish community far outweigh its size. more...


Israeli Life: Reversing Babel
Deborah Fineblum Raub
Ulpan, Hebrew-language immersion classes, are a rite of passage for those who have made aliya, uniting freshly minted citizens who have almost nothing in common. more...


As It Was Written: Burial in Babylon
Rahel Musleah
One winter day, American and Iraqi officials and Iraqi Jews living in the United States gathered to pay respect to Jewish tradition and the remnant scrolls of a proud community. more...


Letter from Le Chambon: Just to Say Merci
Haim Chertok
The compassionate courage of mountain Huguenots during World War II drew an Israeli to pay homage to their village and a new museum of tolerance. more...


Letter from Kibbutz Ha'On: Fallen Flyers
Esther Hecht
One kibbutznik has dedicated himself to a unique project—preserving the memories of Fethi Bey and Sadek Bey, the first casualties of the Ottoman Air Force. more...


Interview: Jodi Rudoren
Charley J. Levine
Jodi Rudoren’s education at Yale University prepared her for two decades at two of the world’s most influential newspapers, The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. more...


Profile: Nathan and Alyza Lewin
Barbara Pash
Pursuing justice, often in defense of Jews and Jewish groups, has led these lawyers to argue—and win—landmark cases of religious accommodation. more...


Family Matters: A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Nancy Kalikow Maxwell
A sixty-something woman goes on a one-month online quest for true love—or even a satisfying romantic connection. more...


Commentary: Becoming Esther
Nessa Rapoport
Reading the Scroll of Esther, one writer marvels at the way a story she once saw as a fable is an accurate portrait of Jewish fate more...


Cut & Post: Israelis in America, and on the Silver Screen
On the road in Jewish Provence, plus, a re-discovery of an ancient Torah scroll in Bologna. more...


About Hebrew: Wrestling with "Wrestling"
Joseph Lowin
Look closely at the root aleph, vet, kof and you will uncover dust and wrestling, perfume and pollen, slander and buttonholes even grandma's vacuum cleaner. more...


Medicine: The Self-Healing Heart
Wendy Elliman
A chance discovery at Hadassah’s Heart Institute in Jersualem has changed the way doctors view cell growth and regeneration. more...


Inside Hadassah: A Season for Courageous Work
Nancy Falchuk
In the spirit of Esther’s bold determination, Hadassah women of today forge ahead in our mission to better the lives of women. more...


President's Column: The Road to Jerusalem
Marcie Natan
In the Jewish nation, everyone agrees on the need for top-level medical care—even if there are debates about how to achieve it. more...

Passover Gift Guide 2014: Sleek and Stylish - By Leah F. Finkelshteyn

Passover Cuisine, from the Exotic to the Gluten Free - By Libby Barnea

Reader Response: Online Dating at 61

More Readers Reminisce About Loehmann's

President's Column: Healing Our Hospital - By Marcie Natan

The Jewish Traveler: Bangkok - By Dan Fellner

Israeli Life: Reversing Babel - By Deborah Fineblum Raub

As It Was Written: Burial in Babylon - By Rahel Musleah

Letter from Le Chambon: Just to Say Merci - By Haim Chertok

Letter from Kibbutz Ha'On: Fallen Flyers - By Esther Hecht

Interview: Jodi Rudoren - By Charley J. Levine

Profile: Nathan and Alyza Lewin - By Barbara Pash

Family Matters: A Good Man Is Hard to Find  - By Nancy Kalikow Maxwell

Commentary: Becoming Esther - By Nessa Rapoport

Cut & Post: Israelis in America, and on the Silver Screen

About Hebrew: Wrestling with "Wrestling" - By Jospeh Lowin

Medicine: The Self-Healing Heart - By Wendy Elliman

Inside Hadassah: A Season for Courageous Work - By Nancy Falchuk

President's Column: The Road to Jerusalem - By Marcie Natan

 
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