To understand David Blatt, think less pick-and-roll and more ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
A love letter to the mundane Holy City
‘I don’t believe in you, “salvation,” I never have and I never will. And very soon I won’t even be.’
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people
A convert to Judaism reflects on the Jewish woman who embraced her, and honors her with a holiday recipe
Spending a summer working on a farm got me in touch with nature—and Torah. Now I understand how the two are intertwined.
Video: This Ukrainian sour sorrel soup is a refreshing way to welcome summer
Longtime Forward columnist co-founded Moment magazine with Elie Wiesel
Plus the legendary Chuck Norris to visit Israel
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‘Zion Square’ touts Israeli, Palestinian, U.S. perspectives on the Mideast
Plus Natalie Portman probably says ‘Kennahurra,’ and more
J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment
Yep, there’s even an app for that
Well we do the best we can!
Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more
Rep. Berman speaks mind to Americans for Peace Now
On a new album, Italian singer Shulamit offers modern interpretations of haunting songs left by women in the Holocaust
Victor Rodack dreamed of visiting Israel. In 1967, he found an unusual way to make his dream a reality.
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews