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In quarantine, finding inspiration in the lives of great American Jewish women

1 hour 8 min ago
May their stories inspire us, as we hunker down in our homes, to record stories of the maverick women in our own families.

Diary of a Day-School Mom: Even isolation is relative

2 hours 22 min ago
The lack of clutter was nice, but the lack of company made me feel crazed. I was lonely.

Kaddish for Krzysztof Penderecki — a Christian composer with a Jewish soul

4 hours 41 min ago
Krzysztof Penderecki, a Polish composer, witnessed the war crimes of German occupiers during World War II.

French Holocaust survivor, fashion tycoon Maurice Bidermann dies at 87

5 hours 6 min ago
The entrepreneur’s family denied a friend’s claim that the 87-year-old industrialists had succumbed to the coronavirus.

Western Wall stones sanitized after notes removed

5 hours 10 min ago
The notes are removed twice a year and buried according to Jewish law, but on Tuesday the stones were sanitized.

Announcing The Forward’s 2020 Youth Writing Contest

8 hours 12 min ago
The top essay in each age category will win a cash prize of $180.

Daily distraction: A book talk, klezmer concert and exhibit of Soviet-Jewish art

8 hours 12 min ago
Here are three options for connecting with the outside world today.

I left the Satmar Hasidic community. ‘Unorthodox’ is a grossly inaccurate depiction of that world.

8 hours 12 min ago
Audiences can handle depictions of Orthodox Jews that are complex and realistic. ‘Unorthodox’ was not that.

Coronavirus shrinks wedding of couple who courted at Shabbat dinners

Mon, 2020-03-30 22:39
“I thought to myself that God had wanted us to have a modest wedding and that’s how we are going to do it.”

In the face of coronavirus, our homes must become shuls and yeshivas

Mon, 2020-03-30 21:09
The building we had built, and all the dreams we had for it, the celebrations and Torah we had planned for it, would now have to all be put on hold.

In the face of coronavirus, our homes must become shuls and yeshivas

Mon, 2020-03-30 21:09
The building we had built, and all the dreams we had for it, the celebrations and Torah we had planned for it, would now have to all be put on hold.

The 1918 Marx Brothers musical stopped short by the Spanish Flu

Mon, 2020-03-30 19:07
The show was called “The Cinderella Girl,” and it wasn’t very good.

‘Everyone’s talking about the plagues:’ Making haggadahs for a Passover unlike any before

Mon, 2020-03-30 19:00
“It doesn’t matter if you have the perfect haggadah or if there’s something wrong with your Seder plate. The magic will be there, no matter what.”

ADL: How to prevent ‘Zoombombing’

Mon, 2020-03-30 18:57
The guidelines were drafted by experts in the ADL Center for Technology & Society in Silicon Valley.

Thinking about food insecurity in a time of everything insecurity

Mon, 2020-03-30 18:56
My son, 9, and daughter, 8, agreed to wear gloves, to keep a distance from other pickers, and to comply if I ordered everyone back in the car.

Thinking about food insecurity in a time of everything insecurity

Mon, 2020-03-30 18:56
My son, 9, and daughter, 8, agreed to wear gloves, to keep a distance from other pickers, and to comply if I ordered everyone back in the car.

Gov. Cuomo renames hate crime legislation to honor Monsey stabbing victim

Mon, 2020-03-30 17:51
Josef Neumann, who has been in a coma since the Dec. 28 attack, died on Sunday.

Gov. Cuomo renames hate crime legislation to honor Monsey stabbing victim

Mon, 2020-03-30 17:51
Josef Neumann, who has been in a coma since the Dec. 28 attack, died on Sunday.

From the archive: Reb Velvele’s shiva adjustments

Mon, 2020-03-30 17:10
Those who must sit shiva, may god protect them, may and must ease off in observing the laws of mourning