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Tehilla R. Goldberg
Tehilla R. Goldberg

IJN columnist | View from Central Park

To repair with gold

For a while now, I’ve been intrigued by Japanese culture. It was at a Thanksgiving dinner where I was a guest a number of years ago when somehow the conversation...

Elul alchemy

I wasn’t ready for it. I opened Facebook and began reading a friend’s status that appeared on my screen: “As I do every Fall, I double checked the emergency box...

Dear Mr. Lauder

This past Monday, The New York Times ran an opinion piece penned by the honorable Mr. Ronald Lauder, chairman of World Jewish Congress. Mr. Lauder is known for his...

Honorary grandfather of Colorado sports

Looking back, like into the frame of a photo from long ago, I wish I had noticed what Jerry Mellman was like in the moments he was photographing sports players in...

‘Two’ heroines? No.

Ahed Tamimi, the teen Palestinian who beat up IDF soldiers (captured on camera) was released from Israeli prison after eight months of incarceration. She thrives on...

New York City fountain walk

Having had grandparents in Brooklyn, I had been coming to New York my whole life. But it was only as a newly minted New York City university student, with a first time...

Blindness . . . Dialogue in the Dark

One of the arcs of my one-week trip to Israel was the World Cup. By now we all know, France won. But on my final night in Jerusalem, as I emerged from the lobby of the...

Jerusalem of Gold

JERUSALEM — Hello from Jerusalem! I am thrilled to write to you once again a “View From Jerusalem,” the original byline of my column (a continuation of my...

How we come back

At some point when I was in either high school, or possibly college, my mother clipped a newspaper column she gave me to read. At that point I was more Israeli than...

Give me your tired, your poor…

There was a song I used to sing a lot when I was little. Its melody was very beautiful, truly stirring, “shalach teshalach et ha-em, ha-banim tikach lach, lema’an...