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Isaac Karp chosen as BHS valedictorian by Rabbi Rachel Esserman

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

People might not expect Isaac Karp, the 2020 Binghamton High School valedictorian, to be modest, but the son of Jonathan Karp (associate professor and undergraduate director of Judaic studies at Binghamton University) and Gina Glasman (a lecturer in the same departm…

Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 13

By Reporter staff 

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educational and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available.

  • Sal Litvak, AKA the Acci…

Baseball book minyan: Ten great titles on Jews and the national pastime

By Bill Simons

We Jews are people of the book and of the bat with an affinity for both scholarship and baseball. Beyond rooting for our home teams, we pay special attention to Jewish players on other teams. Our diamond is six-pointed. Something is missing this season, however. From Little L…

On the Jewish food scene: At least two types of meat

by Rabbi Rachel Esserman

What do I think about when I’m trying to fall asleep at night? Far too many times it’s something to do with The Reporter. At least one recent night, it was something interesting. I’m not sure why the fact that goose was the more important source of protein for…

Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 12

by Reporter Staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educational and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

  • In honor of Pride Month,…