Sarah Moosazadeh

Staff Writer - Atlanta Jewish Times

Writer covering Jewish happenings in Atlanta and various cultures around the world.

Contact: [email protected]

Portfolio

For Now, OVS Stays Off Egalitarian Path
Congregation Or VeShalom has stood as Atlanta's traditional Sephardic synagogue for more than a century, and that legacy will continue after the congregation failed to amend its...
Chabad of Cobb Celebrates 4th Torah
Live music, dancing and community ties brought family and friends together to celebrate the inauguration of Chabad of Cobb 's fourth Torah on Sunday, March 26. The Torah was...
Grandson Highlights Ben-Gurion's Success
"The declaration of the state of Israel was one the toughest decisions David Ben-Gurion had to make as Israel's first prime minister," his grandson Alon Ben-Gurion said Tuesday,...
Assistant Rabbi Picks Beth Jacob Over Baltimore
Rabbi Dov Foxbrunner didn't always know he would become a rabbi when he was growing up, but his strong connection to Judaism and his suburban upbringing in Silver Spring, Md.,...
Hadassah Cancer Event Again Reveals Big Hearts
More than 500 people helped raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer Saturday night, Feb. 25, at the Big Reveal for Breast Strokes, Hadassah Bares All for A.R.T....
Kollel to Honor Longtime Supporter
When the Atlanta Scholars Kollel launched 30 years ago, Abe Levine was the first point of local contact. He located three homes for the organization and has continued to support...
Community Honors Power of Inclusion
"Federation is thrilled to have so many local partners here. ... It is a testament to how dedicated this community is to becoming more inclusive and welcoming to everyone,"...
Ga. Refugee Resettlement Forced to Adapt
An invitation to speak to a Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta crowd Friday morning, Feb. 17, provided J.D. McCrary an opportunity to clear up confusion about U.S. refugee...
Weber Grad Reunites Holocaust Survivor, Texas A&M
Joshua Williams is the first Weber School graduate to attend Texas A&M, but he had no idea how a single trip would influence his college search. During his junior year of high...
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - Jewish Quarterly
Atlanta holds various associations within people's imagination. For some it is a stark reminder of the civil rights era, for others it signifies a simpler time in which everyday...
Pro-BDS Voice Allowed to Speak for Jewish Atlanta
Atlanta has come a long way from the Jim Crow South to a vibrant city immersed in various cultures and religions. It has become a haven for those who seek a brighter future and...
Kayongo: Refugees Fuel Marketplace of Skills
Most immigrants leave their home country because of a regime change or loss of economic stability, National Center for Civil and Human Rights CEO Derreck Kayongo said during the...
Engagement, Not Guilt, Key for Future Donors
Giving is a part of the Jewish community's philosophy of tikkun olam (repairing the world), yet past strategies might not compel the next generation of donors. The Jewish...
Hadassah Big Reveal to Honor 3 Angels
Hadassah Greater Atlanta will honor Debbi Chartash, Melody Maziar and Rina Wolfe at the annual Breast Strokes fundraiser benefiting breast cancer and genetic research Saturday...
Aprio Comes Next for Habif, Arogeti
One of Jewish Atlanta's venerable names in accounting is going away. Habif, Arogeti & Wynne is rebranding itself as Aprio, the Sandy Springs-based, accountant-led business...
'Temple Bombing' Brings Atlanta Together Again
The Temple, Atlanta's oldest Jewish congregation, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, and it commemorated one of the most important moments in its history Tuesday,...
Bonds Dinner to Honor 2 Emanu-El Couples
Two couples who are members of Temple Emanu-El are being honored with the Israel Bonds Star of David Award at a dessert reception Tuesday night, Feb. 21, for demonstrating a...
Mazon Exhibit Demonstrates What Hunger Is - AJT
By Sarah Moosazadeh | [email protected] "Hunger transcends all ethnic backgrounds and faiths," said Rabbi Brian Glusman, the Marcus Jewish Community Center's director of...
Meet the French Jew Who Spied on Retreating Nazis - AJT
By Sarah Moosazadeh / [email protected] Marthe Cohn was born less than two years after the end of World War I and grew up only 36 miles from Germany in the city of Metz,...
Nazi Anti-Semitism Destroyed Berlin Fashion Industry - AJT
By Sarah Moosazadeh | [email protected] "Berlin has a distinct flavor and offers a lot of opportunities to diverse groups," German Consul General Detlev Ruenger said at...
Bridge to Independence Engineers a Better Future - AJT
Above: Olga Wuls and brother Nikita Lomov visit Bernice and Jeff Savell. By Sarah Moosazadeh / sar[email protected] Olga Wuls, one of eight brothers and sisters in a family...
Nonprofit Yeladim Paves Path out of Foster Care - AJT
By Sarah Moosazadeh / [email protected] Sukkot represents a joyous holiday in which friends and family gather in the sukkah to celebrate. Members of Congregation Or...
Survivorship, Hope Bring Alice Hoffman's Book to Atlanta - AJT
By Sarah Moosazadeh | [email protected] Alice Hoffman is no stranger to the literary world: She has composed more than 20 novels for children and adults. Her work has...
Diverse Communities Paved Atlanta's Path to Glory - AJT
Above: (From left) Andrea Young, Shirley Franklin, Laura Hardman and Sherry Frank discuss what has made Atlanta great. By Sarah Moosazadeh | [email protected] "Atlanta...
Immigrant Experience Helps Unite Jews, Latinos
Hard Truth on Campus: No End to Anti-Semitism - Atlanta Jewish Times
By Sarah Moosazadeh [email protected] "There is no better time to be a Jew," Jacob Levkowicz told parents and students during a discussion about "Unpacking Anti-Semitism...
Chabad of Cobb Celebrates their 2nd Torah Inauguration
SPECIAL FOR THE AJT On Sun., May 4, Chabad of Cobb had the honor of celebrating their second Torah Inauguration within Cobb County. The community was in full attendance as...

Book reviews

Yair Lapid Relives Father's Turbulent Life
Tommy Yosef Lapid is viewed as one of Israel's most controversial figures, mostly because of his secular, leftist views. Readers can learn who the Israeli politician,...
'Phoenix' Rises With Rebirth of Peres, Israel
Shimon Peres' life remains an enigma for many, but those who knew him well would describe him as a staunch Zionist and builder of Israel's military might. After Peres' death...

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