Monday, March 25, 2019


Ferguson Protestor Amid Flares

A St. Louis Rabbi On the Ground in Ferguson

12:31 21 August in Latest

[caption id="attachment_18366" align="aligncenter" width="1058"] Tensions erupted last Friday between police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images.[/caption] It has been almost two weeks of unrest since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Since then, “clashes between the...

Magnifying Glass on Dictionary

There’s a Word for That

10:35 15 August in Latest

by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic Guess who’s coming to dinner? The machetunim. That’s the Yiddish word you’ll probably use soon after your daughter has announced her engagement, when you’ve invited her fiancé’s parents to your home for the first time. In contrast, there is no single word in...

What We’re Reading: Dina Gold

09:32 06 August in Arts & Culture, Latest
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Each week, we’ll share what Moment editors are reading and watching, from news to novels.  Here, Moment senior editor Dina Gold, originally from London, tells us what’s attracted her interest.   [caption id="attachment_18234" align="alignright" width="124"] Moment Senior Editor Dina Gold[/caption] Since Moment published an e-book on Anti-Semitism in April, the...