On Nov. 30, Advance reporter Carolyn Rushefsky used Wagner College chaplain Abe Unger as her first source for an article on “Hanukkah: Commemorating the Miracle of the Oil.”
Jan. 15, as many of you already know, the New Jersey Jewish News ran an editorial essay by our own Rabbi Abe Unger on the broader social implications of Bernie Madoff’s mammoth Ponzi scheme swindle.
On April 3 in the Advance: Wagner College professor and rabbi Abe Unger ran an essay on the Passover message’s relevance to the current economic turmoil.
Jan. 12, New York Jewish Week, “Private Tutoring is Not Just a Last Resort” (Abe Unger) — Wagner College government and politics professor Abe Unger, who is also the campus rabbi and spiritual leader of Congregation Ahavath Israel in Staten Island, wrote a column on religious education for a major regional Jewish weekly. (no link available)
March 2 — New York Jewish Week, a weekly newspaper, profiled Wagner College urban studies professor and Jewish chaplain Rabbi Dr. Abe Unger, who is heading Staten Island’s new Office of Jewish Community Affairs. CLICK HERE
March 24 — NY1 featured a story by reporter Mara Montalbano on the latest census figures for the City of New York. Wagner College urban studies professor Abraham Unger was interviewed for his expertise on the unusual increase in Staten Island’s population over the past decade. CLICK HERE
April 1 — A portion of the Advance “Jewish Life” column highlighted the upcoming lecture by Rabbi Abe Unger to the Wagner College Chai Society. CLICK HERE
Feb. 18 — “The American president: One of us, not over us” — Carey Institute fellow Abe Unger’s President’s Day essay, distributed by the Wagner College News Service, was published as a guest editorial in the Baltimore Times. READ
April 20 — “Government doesn’t matter. America does” — A Huffington Post op/ed by Abe Unger. READ
May 7 — “Why college students matter” — In a column for the Huffington Post, government professor and Carey Institute fellow Abe Unger says that, despite political gridlock in Washington, “Real change is happening on the ground in a place ironically considered by much of America to be a universe apart: college.” READ
Aug. 22 — “Report: Outlet Mall Being Floated Along Staten Island Waterfront” — Abe Unger, a professor of urban studies at Wagner College, was one of the sources tapped by New York 1 reporter Amanda Farinacci for this story about an outlet mall that might be built along the Staten Island waterfront. WATCH
Feb. 5 — Wagner College political science professor, Jewish chaplain and sometimes blogger Abe Unger wrote an essay for the Huffington Post, “How our Children Learn.”
Dec. 10 — Huffington Post — “When It Comes to Custody, It’s a Women’s World” — A blog essay by government professor Abe Unger. Read the story here.
May 11 & 12 — New York 1 — Abraham Unger, Ph.D., assistant professor of government and politics and director of urban programs at Wagner College, provided expert insight into the changing demographics of Staten Island for a series produced by New York 1 reporter Amanda Farinacci. Watch both stories here.
July 22 — Wall Street Journal — Wagner urban studies professor Abraham Unger was called upon for perspective in a story on the killing of Eric Garner, “Tensions High Before Staten Island Death in Chokehold.” Read the story here.
Sept. 23 — Huffington Post — Government professor and campus rabbi Abe Unger wrote another installment on his Huff Post Religion blog, “How the Jewish New Year Can Change our World.” Read the blog here.