October 21, 2018

Karen Lehrman Bloch

Last week, sitting under the majestic neo-Renaissance ceiling of Cipriani’s downtown Manhattan restaurant, I listened
On the afternoon of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation, Reese, our new Yemenite neighbor, was visiting our apartment
Whether Judge Kavanaugh is confirmed or not, women have lost. The real victims of sexual assault have lost.
At the beginning of summer, life changed in the Upper East Side apartment I share with my 9-year-old son, Alexander.
“Perched up on a hill in the Old City of Jerusalem, along the fragile border between the Jewish and Muslim Quarters, is our home,”
“To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric,” stated German philosopher Theodor Adorno. Jews did, of course, create all types of art...
As the web of lies surrounding the Beacon School’s moment of silence for terrorists continues to confound —
As a New York City parent, I knew something like this was in the offing. I just never thought it would be this egregious.
The evening that Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won Eurovision 2018, my son and I began to watch the biopic “Pelé: Birth of a Legend,”
When I was in my early 20s, I gently placed motherhood into the realm of: There is no question I want to do this, but later,
Last week, the Nation of Islam called the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) a “racist spy agency.” “Sisters” Tamika Mallory and...
“The American left is quite different from the Israeli left,” said American-born Israeli author Yossi Klein Halevi during a talk last...
I am a liberal And I’m here to take back the word from those who have hijacked it for their illiberal agendas. I am a liberal Which means...
It is written in the Talmud, “Ten measures of beauty descended upon the world, nine were taken by Jerusalem.”
The first time I encountered a “progressive bully” he was scaling the kitchen cabinets at his parents’ dinner party.
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