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Zionism is nothing like Nazism, no matter what some on the extreme right — and the extreme left — may argue
“Over the decades, explanations worthy of a John LeCarré novel have attached themselves to the mystery of Jordan’s death.”
A few weeks ago, Bethany Mandel , a Forward columnist, called me to discuss a provocative idea for a column: The opioid epidemic that is sweeping like a plague across America was growing among Jews, too, especially the Orthodox. As an Orthodox Jew herself, Bethany was most familiar with the heart-breaking number of deaths caused by drug overdoses in her community, but I urged her to look beyond to get a sense of what is happening to American Jews more broadly.
Research has shown that survivors of the Holocaust transmit trauma to the next generation not only psychologically but also physically.
Should the media publish words unfit to print? Our editor in chief explores this and more in this week’s Jane Looking Forward.
David Grossman’s adaptation of “To the End of the Land” is more than a political play. It’s a haunting depiction of universal maternal anxiety.
Jared Kushner’s sense of privilege is threaded through his statement to Congress. But is it enough to protect him from his deep unpopularity?
Sadly, what began as an evening at the theatre for our editor in chief has turned into a political statement. This and more in Jane Looking Forward.
Austen’s priorities were clear: Marriage should be about love, compatibility, integrity, and mutual respect.