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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…
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Hometown girl does good... Chinese army hoops team does bad.

Rebecca cringed, but still I promote. This is a classic "hometown girls does good" story in yesterday's Bay City Times. She just has to get more used to some public acclaim. I am going to work with her on getting a better headshot, though.…

My wife Rebecca Blumenstein named WSJ Page One Editor

I have written about in on Facebook and Twitter and seemingly discussed this with everybody I know, but I can't allow it to go unmentioned here... I am very proud of my wife Rebecca for her new position, announced on Friday. There's a story…
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Rebecca Blumenstein - feminist icon

"There’s this feeling that women can’t do it all, and I would like to humbly submit that I disagree." -Rebecca Blumenstein, Wall Street Journal Deputy Managing Editor I'm sure you know this, but Rebecca is also my wife. I stumbled…
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Checking in from Aspen - Aspen Times and hiking to 13,700 feet.

The Aspen Times did a nice story on me and my reading today. We've been in Aspen all week for a working vacation. Rebecca is finishing up an Aspen Institute fellowship and I am doing a reading at the great Explore Books today (Friday,…
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Being Jewish in China and Discovering What Really Matters

When my wife and I decided to move our family from Maplewood, NJ to Beijing in 2005 we weren't really sure what it would mean for our Jewish life. We were prepared to scale it back for a few years, and to take more responsibility for keeping…
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Jacob's quest for a women's jersey becomes a WSJ front-page story

Well, it can help to have a mother who is a Deputy Managing Editor at the Wall Street Journal. Remember Jacob's letter about the women's jerseys? . Well, it became this front-page WSJ story after Rebecca went in to work and started discussing…
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WSJ dominates the Loeb Awards

It was a great night for the WSJ at the Loeb Awards.I'm proud to say Rebecca was in the middle of several of these stories, some of which were finalists for the Pulitzer. The Loebs are the elite Biz Journalism awards. Two awards are of special…
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Pete Hamill on OSL, 9/11, the WSJ and more...

There's a really interesting interview with journalist and author Pete Hamill on the Atlantic.com, which I highly recommend. Among other things, he talks at length about 9/11 and his reporting of it, why the death of Osama Bin Laden can't…
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Jacob and Shaq

Jacob came on my rounds through the city the other day. Really enjoyed visiting Slam and checking out Shaq's shoe. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Location:The slamdome NYC

Rebecca and her Women's conference

My wife Rebecca Blumenstein wrote this brief summary of the Women's Conference she organized and ran in Palm Beach last week. I mean, The Wall Street Journal Task Force for Women in the Economy. I'm very proud.