Sarah Moosazadeh

Staff Writer - Atlanta Jewish Times

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

Contact: [email protected]

Portfolio

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 / [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...
'Netanyahu Years' Delves Into Family Time
Before his extensive term in office, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's turbulent family history and political career helped shape him as one of Israel's most scrutinized...
A St. Louis Survivor's Odyssey to Atlanta
More than 900 passengers, mostly Jewish refugees escaping Hitler, boarded the MS St. Louis ocean liner May 13, 1939, bound for Cuba. Among the travelers was 10-year-old Henry...
Sampson Focuses on Refugees Through Holocaust Lens
The fate of over 900 passengers was sealed when the MS St. Louis steamed from Europe toward Cuba with refugees escaping Hitler just before World War II. The passengers included...

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

AJFF Review: Error Drives 'Death in the Terminal'
If there is one word to describe the documentary "Death in the Terminal," it is "suspenseful." From beginning to end, viewers are left hanging as they try to piece together the...
AJFF Review: 'Remember Baghdad' Recounts Iraq's Glory
The heritage and culture of Iraqi Jews are among many insights brilliantly captured in the documentary " Remember Baghdad," which chronicles Iraq's Jewish population before...
Review: "A Quiet Heart" a Lackluster Thriller
If you're looking for a film that highlights Israel's Orthodox community, " A Quiet Heart " is for you, but if you're looking for a thriller that will keep you up all night, you...
Review: Spy Thriller Fails to Excite
We can only hope real life is more exciting for Mossad agents than what they experience for most of director Eran Rikil's fictional film " Shelter." After completing a mission...
AJFF: 'Nadia' Personalizes Both Sides of Conflict - AJT
Above: Neta Shpigelman plays the title character in "A.K.A. Nadia," showing Jan. 26 and 27 and Feb. 1, 11 and 12. By Sarah Moosazadeh / [email protected] "A.K.A. Nadia"...
AJFF: 'Germans & Jews' and Conflicted History - AJT
By Sarah Moosazadeh | [email protected] The Holocaust ended with Germany's defeat in World War II, but the harsh reality and memories still resonate with many survivors...
AJFF: Long-Lost Brothers Open Lid on 'Secrets' - AJT
Above: Shep Shell (left) and Izak Szewelwicz are reunited seven decades after being separated at a displaced persons camp in "Aida's Secrets," showing Feb. 4, 5 and 6. By Sarah...
Film Review: Love Doesn't Always Follow A Plan
Finding true love doesn't come easily for everyone, but if you put your heart and mind into it, love might be closer than you think. That's the lesson of the Israeli film " The...

Atlanta Jewish Music Festival 2017


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