I am a staff writer for the Forward, the nonprofit Jewish news outlet. I’ve covered sexual abuse and misconduct, politics at every level, Hasidic expansion, anti-Semitism, identity and representation, health and education.
Now based in Manhattan, though born and raised in the midwest.
I graduated with honors from the University of Chicago, where I wrote for the wonderful and groundbreaking South Side Weekly.
Got tips? Contact me at ariephraimfeldman(at)gmail(dot)com, or via the encrypted messaging app Signal, at 862 239 4949.
Scoops, features and investigations
Why do Jewish American teenagers join the IDF? Forward, May 2018
What it’s like to be a rabbi in Parkland, Florida, in February 2018. Forward, February 2018
Confederate monuments are being torn down — so why are there no monuments to the Jewish Confederate? Forward – August 20, 2017
23andMe’s latest theory about Jews? That they’re descended from Khazars. Wait, who? Forward, August 29, 2017
Synagogues, coast to coast!
The wide world of Orthodoxy
Mahwah, New Jersey: A sleepy town that targeted Hasidic Jews with anti-Semitic laws. Forward, November 26, 2017