September 18, 2019

Danielle Berrin

A writer sits at her desk, hands limp at the keyboard. After several minutes of silence, she leans back, closes her laptop and speaks aloud.
Most of the major events of 5777 have given us reason to worry, rage and fear. We lived through the most polarizing election in our lifetimes.
I used to think HBO’s “Game of Thrones” depicted fantasy. Over seven seasons, the show has featured creatures and events that are not of this world.
Ursula Martens spent her youth adoring Hitler and became a leader of Hitler Youth. Now 88, she feels regret and remorse over her past.
Jewish life in Hungary has suffered primal and perhaps permanent wounds, but the country’s remaining Jews are dogged and determined.
In 2005 Shulem Deen was excommunicated from the Skverer Chasidic community of New Square, N.Y., where he lived with his wife and five children.
“I’m the epitome of an undecided, undeclared, incoming freshman,” Romy Dolgin, 18, said without sounding the least bit self-conscious.
Perhaps it shouldn’t surprise us that two famous fiction writers, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, are failing to grasp the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
In 1967, when Israeli paratroopers stormed the Old City of Jerusalem the Six-Day War had reached its historic and emotional climax.
The casting of Israeli model, actress Gal Gadot in the Hollywood reboot of “Wonder Woman” was no less momentous than the moment of the character’s creation.
Journalists and pundits are having a field day with the ironies swirling around President Donald Trump’s dialectic on ending terrorism.
The dystopian tale in "The Handmaid's Tale" posits a future when U.S. democracy has capitulated to an authoritarian regime rooted in religious fanaticism.
Nikki Haley has served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations but she has already done what most others can't: unite the Jewish community.
This week, we saw horrifying scenes of children screaming for their dead parents and parents screaming for their dying children.
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