With a heavy heart, Sandy Borken, vice president of Congregation Beth Hagivot, is preparing to close his place of worship after 14 years. This Yom Kippur will be the congregation’s last before Beth Hagivot shutters its doors on Oct. 12.
Like many Jews, Shari Ungerleider was tested for Tay-Sachs disease while she was pregnant with her first child, Evan. Tragically, the results were misread and Ungerleider was assured she wasn’t a carrier.
Actress Meryl Streep has reignited a debate that has simmered below the surface in Hollywood for decades: Was Walt Disney anti-Semitic?