The Forward

Syndicate content
Forward Feed
Updated: 56 min 23 sec ago

August 25: Reclaiming Jewish Social Justice | The Poor of your Town Come First

Mon, 2020-08-03 13:55
Jodi Rudoren to moderate this critical discussion

An Orthodox synagogue and a Black church search for shared history with a walk through a once-integrated neighborhood

Mon, 2020-08-03 10:00
“This is not a matter of putting up a sign: Black Lives Matter. It’s a matter of learning who we are.”

The pandemic put Phoenix’s Jewish mayor in the spotlight. She’s walking a tightrope.

Mon, 2020-08-03 09:00
Long before Gallego was contending with pandemic politics, she was a kid building cities on her computer.

Berlin rally against Coronavirus rules features neo-Nazis, anti-Semitic displays

Mon, 2020-08-03 08:46
“Open anti-Semitism was not unexpected at this demonstration,” tweeted the Berlin office of the American Jewish Committee.

Pandemic reinvigorates push to ban chicken-swinging ritual in NYC

Mon, 2020-08-03 08:03
The Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos argues in the lawsuit that the animals could spread dangerous pathogens in the air during the ritual.

They wanted to convert, but the mikvahs were closed. So they went to Jewish summer camp.

Sun, 2020-08-02 09:00
The lake at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires served as a ritual bath.

For young Jews with time on their hands, new service program proves a boon

Sun, 2020-08-02 09:00
Serve the Moment has placed 100 young Jews in stipended volunteer positions at nonprofits serving Jews and non-Jews across the country.

In the 1920s, a Black cantor moved the world

Sat, 2020-08-01 09:00
“He seemed to exist on the periphery of immigrant Ashkenazic life. He lived in a Jewish soundscape.”

Meet the bakers who introduced Zach Banner to challah

Sat, 2020-08-01 09:00
Baking days for the Challah Back Girls start at 9 a.m. and can last into the wee hours of the night.

What to do when the doctor isn’t following his own orders

Sat, 2020-08-01 09:00
Why do doctors seem to think they’re immune?

Merav Ben-David, Israeli-born scientist, wants to be the next Senator from…Wyoming?

Fri, 2020-07-31 22:48
Merav Ben-David, Israeli-born scientist, wants to be the next Senator from…Wyoming?

Kareem Abdul Jabbar speaks truth to Blacks and Jews

Fri, 2020-07-31 21:09
Kareem Abdul Jabbar speaks truth to Blacks and Jews

Kushner scrapped his own COVID testing plan to make blue states suffer: report

Fri, 2020-07-31 16:09
“It was very clear that Jared was ultimately the decision maker,” the expert said.

Martha Nierenberg, entrepreneur and art restitution plaintiff, dies at 96

Fri, 2020-07-31 16:02
Nierenberg co-founded Dansk Designs, studied biochemistry and fought for the return of her birthright — an art collection worth $100 million.

Why does the Democratic Party - like American Jewish institutions - refuse to condemn the occupation?

Fri, 2020-07-31 13:14
The Democratic party’s reluctance to employ this term points to the success of the Israeli right.

Sprinkletastic strawberry ice cream cake for Shabbat Nachamu I #TweetYourShabbat

Fri, 2020-07-31 09:00
Sprinkletastic strawberry ice cream cake for Shabbat Nachamu

Jewish charities fear budget cuts are coming as New York State slows government aid

Fri, 2020-07-31 09:00
“We’re bracing ourselves for some pretty bad scenarios.”

Israel made a gamer-friendly tank

Thu, 2020-07-30 20:18
Israel’s newest tank might be operated by an Xbox controller.

Philadelphia NAACP head apologizes for anti-Semitic image, not his mosque’s anti-Semitic Facebook page

Thu, 2020-07-30 20:09
Philadelphia NAACP head Rodney Muhammad apologizes for anti-Semitic image but won’t resign

‘Miracle drug’ Dr. Vladimir Zelenko is tweeting pro-Trump conspiracy theories

Thu, 2020-07-30 20:00
“I’ll be soon back at the front lines fighting this war against this evil enemy called politics, and money, and arrogance.”