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Shana Goldberg
Shana Goldberg

IJN Assistant Publisher | shana@ijn.com

Carlebach

There’s been a lot of talk about Shlomo Carlebach and the allegations against him of sexual harassment and assault. Should synagogues continue using his music, in...

Promotional photograph of the JCRS (IJN file photo)

Library celebrates Jewish West Side

Pull up a chair, sit back, relax and take a trip down memory lane. Or, better yet, discover a world you never knew. After scrolling through the interactive exhibit on...

A scene from the film '1945' (Menemsha)

‘1945’

It’s seems an impossible task, but somehow Hungarian filmmakers are figuring new ways to tell the stories of the Holocaust. First there was the Oscar-winning “Son...

Halftime modesty

Something stood out about this year’s Super Bowl halftime show. The dancers and performers were dressed relatively modestly. That’s pretty unusual when it comes to...

On the call

Like many of you, I regularly battle with my internet provider when my “promotion” elapses and suddenly my service fee shoots up. In the last round, I was forced to...

Immigration

I genuinely do not understand the uproar over the idea that adult illegal immigrants may be deported. I have lived as an immigrant in two countries and as a legal...

Bullet train

When I was in graduate school, I had a friend from Greece. It was 2004, the summer that Athens was hosting the Olympics. In the weeks nearing the opening, much was...

Nancy Spielberg

Nancy Spielberg, Choices speaker, likes ‘unsung heroes’

When Nancy Spielberg interviewed the US Armed Forces veterans who helped found the air force of the State of Israel, they didn’t brag about their achievements. “I...

Black and white

Several months ago I watched the extremely well-acted “Loving,” which told the sad tale of a couple in violation of Virginia’s anti-miscegeny laws. Many may no...

Spicy!

Forget about produce-driven or farm-to-table; here’s a new approach — spice-based. It seems like every culture has its unique spice mix, from Indian Garam Masala to...