Sam Kestenbaum

Sam Kestenbaum is a staff writer at the Jewish Daily Forward. Previously, he worked at The New York Times and newsrooms in Sana, Ramallah, and Beijing. Follow him on Twitter @skestenbaum.

Recent Posts by Sam

Hill Cumorah

Scenes from the annual pageant of Mormon origins.

Meet Black Judaism

“This is not some sort of act. This is what we do.”

By Sam Kestenbaum

The Rebbe

Scenes from an annual pilgrimage.

Photo by Sam Kestenbaum

Dream Palace of the Revolution

How will Yemen’s sacred places of protest be remembered?

Yemen, Starting Over

Shem begins working again, laying the foundations for the city that today we call Sana’a.