Disney director Saul Blinkoff, the grandson of the longtime cantor of a Conservative shul in Northeast Philadelphia, spoke to high school students a bout his faith and film work during a recent visit to the area.
Hazzan Harold Messinger of Beth Am Israel and James Pollard Jr., a member of Zion Baptist Church, have taken their friendship to a new level with a timely podcast that mixes music with topics of race and religion.
Eric Berger has been a staff writer for the Jewish Exponent since August 2012.
Prior to that he spent six months interning at the Jerusalem Post and two years as reporter and then news and online editor of the Boonville Daily News, a community newspaper in Missouri. He has also written for the St. Louis Beacon, an online newspaper covering the St. Louis area.
He is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism.