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Malcolm Thomson is a Senior Director with Bernstein Investment Research and Management. Ordained in 1964 from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, he served as Rabbi of Temple Sholom in Greenwich, CT from 1966-1981. Mr. Thomson is a member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Theological Seminary and serves on the Board of Overseers of the JTS Rabbinical School. He is a member of the Boards of The Town Hall, Seeds of Peace, Fifth Avenue Synagogue, and a member of the National Commission of ADL. Mr. Thomson has published numerous scholarly articles and edited several Hebrew illuminated manuscripts.

ARTICLES BY: Malcolm Thomson

January 11, 2012 2:06 pm

Humor Me – Michelle Obama and the Chief of Staff

In the intense discussion at Saturday night's dinner the Obama case was cause celebre. The humor was interesting... In a speech to students President Obama said he was...

December 25, 2011 5:47 pm

Chanukah with Theo Bikel

Theo Bikel is a hero and a dear friend. Several years ago we gave him a 'Hoo Ha! (see my piece on Hoo Ha in...

December 20, 2011 10:23 am

Jewish Names and Hollywood

As kids we appeared in Winnipeg's Hebrew Theater. The comic-writer and director David Steinberg went on to fame in Hollywood. At one time he held...

December 18, 2011 1:54 am

Victor Borge: The Man Who Mocked Hitler

At first I didn't think he belonged; he was definitely out-of-place among the cocktail-conversant. The gathering - a tinsel glittering holiday party on Byram Shore Road, the kind often...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Palestinian-British Author Who Took Part in Controversial House of Lords Ev...

Israel is responsible for global antisemitism, a Palestinian-British writer and filmmaker told The Algemeiner, on the heels of a House of Lords event...


Shimon Peres’ Tombstone Unveiled; Netanyahu Announces Nuclear Facilit...

Israel marked 30 days since the death of former President Shimon Peres with a traditional Jewish 30 day memorial ceremony...

Middle East

UN: ISIS Using Hostages as Human Shields in Mosul

Islamic State fighters have taken “tens of thousands” of men, women and children hostage in the city of Mosul, and executed at least 232 people on Wednesday, according to the...