Rachel Benaim


The Hasidim of Brooklyn Are Ready for Their Close-Up

By Rachel Benaim

The Hasidim of Brooklyn Are Ready for Their Close-Up
The main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library just got a little more frum. A new exhibit captures the daily life of the Hasidic community of Crown Heights in the 1990s.Read More


'Klinghoffer' Protesters United Against 'Anti-Semitic' Opera

By Rachel Benaim

'Klinghoffer' Protesters United Against 'Anti-Semitic' Opera
About a thousand people joined together Monday night to express their dismay at the Met’s production of “The Death of Klinghoffer.” But not all of them agreed about exactly why they were there.Read More


Rabbi Who Uses Martial Arts in Cancer Fight Wins CNN Hero Nod

By Rachel Benaim

Rabbi Who Uses Martial Arts in Cancer Fight Wins CNN Hero Nod
Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg, aka Rabbi G., turned his own daughter’s losing battle with cancer into inspiration to help others. Now he’s a finalist on CNN’s Global Hero competition.Read More



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