Author: Sala Levin

Weinergate 2011 Rages On

12:06 03 June in Latest, Politics

by Daphna Berman Anthony Weiner is used to being in the headlines, but for once, the outspoken congressman is trying to retreat—though perhaps ungracefully— from the public eye.  The latest Weiner brouhaha started Friday, after a close up of a man’s crotch was sent from Weiner’s...

I Was So Much Older Then

17:11 24 May in Arts & Culture, Culture

by Sophie Taylor On music legend Bob Dylan’s birthday, take a look back at his origins withMoment’s “Unauthorized Spiritual Biography” of the singer. Seventy years ago today, Robert Zimmerman was born in Hibbing, Minnesota, a middle-of-nowhere town whose other claim to fame is its six-by-three mile...

Tweeting AIPAC

15:47 24 May in Politics
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Well, folks, another AIPAC Policy Conference has come and gone, and this year’s had no shortage of buzz. With a pair of high-profile speeches from Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu, bookended by the former’s speech on the Middle East last week and the latter’s Congressional...

Ron Paul's Unkosher Track Record

13:42 23 May in Politics

by Amanda Walgrove Representative Ron Paul announced his bid for the presidency over a week ago, but not before taking a hit from the Republican Jewish Coalition. Foreseeing the problems that Paul's candidacy would cause for Jewish Republicans, RJC executive director Matt Brooks took the precaution...

Auschwitz, in 2011

14:52 02 May in History, Religion

by Kayla Green Today marks Yom HaShoah, the day we commemorate those killed during the Holocaust. Across the world, people share stories of those who survived and those who didn’t, of yellow stars and barbed wire, of a terrifying life lived in ghettos and camps. Among...