December 12, 2018

Karen Lehrman Bloch

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
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...
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