Meet the Daring Young Yemeni Jew Detained at JFK by Trump’s Muslim Ban

Meet the Daring Young Yemeni Jew Detained at JFK by Trump’s Muslim Ban Hundreds of refugees, immigrants and even legal U.S. residents were detained this past weekend following President Trump’s controversial travel ban. Most of the people affected were Muslims, but the ban hit Jews, too. One of them was Manny Dahari, a Yemeni Jew who…

Meet the Women Who Use Snarky Ad Campaigns to ‘Save Judaism’

Meet the Women Who Use Snarky Ad Campaigns to ‘Save Judaism’ For almost two decades, Archie Gottesman and Stacy Stuart wrote the snarky ad campaigns for Manhattan Mini Storage that reached cult status with New Yorkers: “Why leave a city that has six professional sports teams, and also the Mets?,” one read. Another: “Let your personality be the reason…

Meet the Rabbi Who Planned a Synagogue Trip to Arafat’s Grave

Meet the Jazz-Playing, Erotica-Writing Rabbi Who Planned a Synagogue Trip to Arafat’s Grave A Conservative rabbi in Austin, Texas, has become the flashpoint of a controvery over a proposed congregational trip to Israel that would have included a visit to the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat. It all started when Rabbi Neil Blumofe, 45,…

Meet the Cat-Loving, Smart-Ass Brooklyn Artist Who ‘Sits With Kaepernick’

Meet the Cat-Loving, Smart-Ass Brooklyn Artist Who ‘Sits With Kaepernick’ A Jewish Brooklyn artist has plastered the borough with “I Sit With Kaepernick” posters backing the now-famous protest of football superstar Colin Kaepernick. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback became part of a nation-wide controversy with his refusal to stand during the national anthem to protest racism and…

Social Media at Vox.com

An interview with Lauren Katz, social media manager at Vox.com, who has been with the online news site for almost a year.