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Dave Schechter is a veteran journalist whose career includes writing and producing reports from Israel and elsewhere in the Middle East.
From Where I Sit
September 20, 2021, 10:07 am
Judaism Inspired Schwartz’s Pursuit of Justice
The attorney was known to say, “We don’t help individuals in need because they are Jews. We help people in need because WE are Jews.”
September 17, 2021, 6:28 pm
No Mask, No Class for UGA Professor
Bernstein became national news when he suddenly re-retired during a class on Aug. 24 — after a student refused to wear a mask, despite his explaining why it was critical for his health.
September 17, 2021, 6:24 pm
How a Memory Becomes a Blessing
Dave reflects on his late father-in-law — in life and death.
September 17, 2021, 6:21 pm
COVID-19: The Needle and the Law
Attorneys tell the AJT that employers have the right to mandate that employees be vaccinated — with exceptions.
September 2, 2021, 4:49 pm
ADL Embroiled in Alabama Controversy
After months of dispute, the Anti-Defamation League finds itself on the outs with the school district in a wealthy Birmingham suburb.
September 1, 2021, 3:35 pm
A Tie Between 9/11 and COVID-19
Mark Twain warned: “It’s the things we know that just ain’t so,” that get us into trouble.
August 13, 2021, 11:43 am
Atlanta’s First Female Rabbi Looks Back
Forty-two years have passed since The Temple made history by hiring Rabbi Devon Lerner.
August 13, 2021, 11:40 am
A Historic Choice for Atlanta
Rabbi Alexandria Shuval-Weiner of Temple Beth Tikvah is the first woman to lead the Atlanta Rabbinical Association.
August 10, 2021, 5:00 pm
Lipstadt Nomination Hailed Locally
The Emory professor is acclaimed professionally and by those whose relationship is personal.
August 10, 2021, 4:58 pm
It’s a Family Affair
Dave’s ‘happy place’ is paddling a kayak on a lake that has been the backdrop for decades of memories.
July 27, 2021, 5:12 pm
To Every Thing There is a Season
Dave finds a hands-off approach easier to apply in the garden than with his adult children.
July 14, 2021, 4:03 pm
Alterman Hails Return of Live Audiences
Neranenah plans an upcoming weekend of music and comedy, plus shows featuring David Grisman and Michael Feinstein.
July 14, 2021, 4:02 pm
Jewish Candidate Rejects Rosh Hashanah Forum
Brandon Goldberg still hopes that Clark Atlanta University will change the forum date.
July 14, 2021, 3:45 pm
Canine Staffers Demand Attention
The grand-dogs ask Dave: What are we, chopped liver?
July 13, 2021, 3:52 pm
Legislators Vow to Rename Cynthia McKinney Parkway
The latest controversy involving the former Democratic congresswoman has prompted a move to strip her name from highways.