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Steven I. Weiss

Entries by Steven I. Weiss

Dancing While 9 Months Pregnant

(4) Comments | Posted September 26, 2011 | 12:56 PM

Beyonce Knowles made headlines around the globe for dancing early in her pregnancy at the MTV Awards, but I'd rather watch my wife, modern dancer Rachel Feinerman, dance all the way until the baby is born.

We're expecting our second child in October. When our first son was born in...

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Billionaire Philanthropist Michael Steinhardt Condemns Jewish Leadership

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2009 | 8:30 AM

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Billionaire philanthropist Michael Steinhardt delivered a bold speech indicting Jewish leadership for not doing enough on Monday. The speech came at an event touting a study...

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Why Newsweek's 50 Most Influential Rabbis...Aren't

(4) Comments | Posted April 17, 2009 | 11:45 AM

Newsweek may be selling a lot of extra issues of its Passover edition thanks to its annual "50 Most Influential Rabbis" list, but that same list is having the opposite effect for the magazine's journalistic integrity. Newsweek's rabbis list is a transparent joke - something that even the magazine acknowledges...

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How New York Media Grinches Taught Me the True Meaning of Chanukah

(4) Comments | Posted December 30, 2008 | 5:03 PM

You can learn some really fascinating things when interviewing celebrities, comedians and New York media types about their Judaism. Holy Dazed, our series that combines these interviews...

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