Jewish Journalism Is Still Hot!


Published February 22, 2013, issue of February 22, 2013.

The Backward is the Forward’s annual satirical Purim edition. Enjoy!

A Backward spinoff — the amusingly named “Forward” — was at the center of a campaign to make celebrities sexy again. “We hope some of that newspaper stardust will rub off on us dowdy singers,” said Katy Perry, who sings Yiddish songs popular with kindergarteners around the nation.



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