Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks with The Forward two years after her husband’s passing about grieving and the role her Jewish faith has had.
Pursue justice, the Bible says. Perhaps the Jewish members of President Trump’s family can teach him some Torah.
Linda Sarsour’s troubling statements and beliefs about Israel must be measured against the real accomplishments this Brooklyn native has made.
The Six Day War, which broke our 50 years ago next month, was a historic victory for Israel, absolutely. It was also a disaster for Palestinians.
What is The Jerusalem Post thinking by inviting Sebastian Gorka to speak at a forthcoming conference?
120 years ago, the Forward started with a one-page edition that cost one penny.
President Trump’s trusted advisers are surely the most unqualified to ever hold such august positions. And the fact that they are the most important Jews in America right now makes it worse.
Most of us in journalism didn’t go into the profession only to write stories about people behaving badly, or only to rail against injustice, or only to point out all of society’s flaws. But too often the magnetic pull of the negative becomes the default definition of “news” and journalism fails to make enough room to celebrate and inspire the good that is happening all around us, even if we don’t quite notice.
It’s fascinating to watch David Miliband, a reserved British politician who never hid his Jewish roots but never comfortably displayed them either, draw connections from his faith and family history to his current line of work leading the International Rescue Committee.
The fact that a Jewish Israeli American is charged with making JCC bomb threats is confusing, infuriating and, yes, deeply embarrassing.