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HBO Max’s next Israeli show: ‘Possessions,’ a thriller about a French woman caught in a murder case

The Forward - Mon, 2021-01-25 12:53
Filmed in French, Hebrew and English, the show involves a French ex-pat living in Israel who is accused of murdering her husband on her wedding night.

In Israel, teenagers can now get the COVID-19 vaccine

The Forward - Mon, 2021-01-25 12:38
Israel continues to far outpace the entire world in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

This Orthodox rabbi stopped praying for the president when Trump was elected. This week, he’s starting again.

The Forward - Mon, 2021-01-25 11:32
After Trump’s inauguration, Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz couldn’t say the prayer for the government that is recited in Modern Orthodox congregations.

Joe Biden’s first Sunday mass as president involves stop at Jewish deli owned by his COVID czar

The Forward - Mon, 2021-01-25 10:44
The self-described “Jew-ish” eatery serves bagels, sandwiches, bagel sandwiches and smoked fish sides.

For centuries, Jews thrived in Khujand, Tajikistan. Now the city’s last Jew has died.

The Forward - Mon, 2021-01-25 10:35
For many centuries, the city of Khujand in Tajikistan, a mountainous Muslim-majority country, had been a center of Jewish presence in Central Asia.
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