President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
If David Friedman wins Senate confirmation, he has a gigantic task ahead of him, and that is to decide which David Friedman he will be — the flamethrower or the diplomat.
In the Trump-Netanyahu press conference, evasions were commonplace, lies passed for honesty, promises were erased, protocol was forgotten, and history is rewritten.
According to a new poll by Pew, Jews are winning a national popularity contest.
A shroud of uncertainty hangs over Wednesday’s meeting when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets Donald Trump as president for the first time.
With the appointment of Betsy DeVos, President Trump is chipping away at the separation of religion and state — and driving a wedge between Jews. Here’s why we can’t let him do that.
The Trump administration’s executive order to ban refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries has forced leaders of all faiths to declare how American they truly are.
By American, I do not mean the pretend religiosity of people like Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump who have uttered nary a public word of protest. I mean the America in which churches, mosques and synagogues help resettle those fleeing from war and strife.
A year after the Netanyahu government promised to create a space for egalitarian prayer at the Kotel, nothing has happened. Maybe it’s time for American Jews to stop pleading and do something bold.
It’s okay to punch a Nazi in the face if it’s a real Nazi you are punching.
Since the November election, there’s been a lot of talk among journalists about the way our profession overlooked and misunderstood populist, pro-Trump America. It’s a challenge for us at the Forward, as well. That is why we are launching “Red State Jews.”