Dave Goldiner

Dave Goldiner

Dave Goldiner is the Forward’s director of digital media. Dave is a veteran journalist who has spent two decades working at newspapers in the United States and Africa. A native New Yorker, Goldiner wrote for the New York Daily News, where he covered some of the biggest stories of our time, including the attacks of September 11, along with thousands of stories of hope and heartbreak. He also studied and worked in Southern Africa and has written for publications in South Africa and Zimbabwe. He holds masters degrees in journalism and public administration from Columbia University. Dave can be reached at goldiner@forward.com, or follow him on Twitter @davegoldiner

What Did Jon Stewart Think About Bibi's Speech?

What did Jon Stewart think about Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress? Let’s just say you don’t want the kids to watch this one — or your rabbi.

Adam Silver's Shande Against All Knicks Fans

NBA boss Adam Silver backed the owner of the N.Y. Knicks in his feud with a lifelong Jewish fan. Dave Goldiner says the commish owes an apology to all Knicks fans — and the Tribe.

6 Things Barack Would Rather Do Than Meet Bibi

Look’s like Barack Obama will have some time on his hands when Benjamin Netanyahu comes to town. Here’s 6 things he’d rather be doing than hanging out with his best frenemy.

Beaten Florida Cousin Called 'Fun-Loving' All-American Teen

The Arab-American teen beaten by Israeli troops is a fun-loving kid from Florida. Relatives say he earned the vacation to the Holy Land by scoring straight A’s in tenth grade.

Happy Day: Anne Heyman walks with Rwanda President Paul Kagame at a graduation ceremony at Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, the kibbutz-style school she founded.

Anne Heyman, Jewish Philanthropist, Dies in Florida Horse-Riding Accident

Anne Heyman, a pioneering Jewish philanthropist who founded a youth village for victims of the Rwanda genocide, has died in a Florida horse-riding accident. She was 52.

Anne Heyman's Sudden Death Plunges Rwanda School Into Mourning

A trailblazing Rwanda school for genocide orphans was plunged into intense mourning by the death of its founder Anne Heyman — revered by students as a “second mother.”

Controversy: Ex-President Thabo Mbeki addresses South African Jews about the legacy of Nelson Mandela. Some Jews and others are angry that Benjamin Netanyahu chose to snub the memorial for the freedom icon.

South African Jews Slam Benjamin Netanyahu's Snub of Mandela Memorial

South African Jews sought to distance themselves from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial decision to snub Nelson Mandela’s memorial service.

Jews Pay Emotional Tribute to Nelson Mandela, 'Joseph' of South Africa

Thousands of Jews packed a Johannesburg synagogue to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela — a man they dubbed South Africa’s Joseph.

South African Jews Mourn Nelson Mandela, 'Mensch' of the Nation

South African Jews mourned Nelson Mandela as a down-to-earth ‘mensch’ who paved the way for freedom — and ensured a place for the community in the ‘rainbow nation.’

Scholastic Puts Israel Back on 'Stilton' Map

Scholastic finally recognizes Israel’s right to exist — at least in its Geronimo Stilton series of children’s books. It published a new map that includes the Jewish state.