Anne Cohen and Sigal Samuel


The Walmart Jews

By Anne Cohen and Sigal Samuel

The Walmart Jews
Bentonville, Arkansas had zero Jews in 1937. Today, around 100 live in the Bible Belt city, thanks to Walmart. The community flourishes — in unusual ways.Read More


In France, a Jew and a Muslim Mourn Together

By Anne Cohen and Sigal Samuel

Rabbi Benjamin Hattab and Latifa Ibn Ziaten / France 2 screenshot Read More


The Minivan Rabbi of Mississippi

By Anne Cohen and Sigal Samuel

The Minivan Rabbi of Mississippi
Most rabbis wait for Jews to come to them. Rabbi Jeremy Simons goes to them, roving across Dixie to 110 congregations in his battered Dodge minivan.Read More


How Elvis Presley Missed His True Calling — As a Cantor

By Anne Cohen and Sigal Samuel

How Elvis Presley Missed  His True Calling — As a Cantor
Elvis famously never learned to read music. But according to his former Jewish neighbors, he did benefit from early exposure to the masters — of cantorial music.Read More



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