May 26, 2019

Karen Lehrman Bloch

Karen Lehrman Bloch is a cultural critic; author of The Lipstick Proviso: Women, Sex & Power in the Real World (Doubleday) and The Inspired Home: Interiors of Deep Beauty (Harper Design); Editor of International Political Affairs at The Weekly Blitz; and curator of the book and exhibition Passage to Israel (Skyhorse).
The day I went to hear a panel discuss whether Israel was no longer a bipartisan issue, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) coughed up one of her anti-Semitic gibes
Noah Shufutinsky has thought about the Diaspora for years. At 19, being black and Jewish, he’s been a victim of both forms of racism. 
Let's be very clear: If you decide to participate in the national Women’s March, you are enabling and abetting hatred of the Jewish people.
My 9-year-old son, Alexander, taught her how to use the shamash. “Everything has an order,” he told her rabbinically.
Boys, from four religions, will connect Hanukkah with joy and irreverence. In today’s political and cultural climate, nothing made me happier.
Recent Congressional dealmaking may signal that a move to the center — a strengthening of bipartisanship — is gaining momentum. 
The second annual Jewish Leadership Conference on “Jews and Conservatism” in New York left me with many questions about leftism insecurity.
It’s been a tough few years for friends. Friendships used to be about, well, friendship. But in the past few years, friends have been
Among the many tragedies of the past couple of weeks, on Oct. 24 the bodies of two young Saudi Arabian sisters were found near the Hudson
Within two weeks of the Oct. 27 Pittsburgh massacre, the following incidents were reported in New York City
We have entered a new era: the politicization of evil. Evil has been weaponized to score political points.
Every day when I pick up my 9-year-old son from school, I face the reality that the #MeToo movement is operating in overcorrection mode.
Last week, sitting under the majestic neo-Renaissance ceiling of Cipriani’s downtown Manhattan restaurant, I listened
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