Mordechai Levovitz, co-founder of Jewish Queer Youth, a support network for queer Orthodox Jews under 30, visits the Forward’s podcast studio to discuss how he’s learned to to live as a gay observant Jew.
A lawsuit now working its way through federal court is adding an interesting twist to the heated debate over genetic patenting.
A federal court ruling striking down patents on two cancer-causing genes has the potential to shake up the world of genetic patenting.
Miryam Kabakov, editor of a new essay collection about Orthodox lesbians,”Keep Your Wives Away From Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires,” visits the Forward podcast studio discuss coming out to her traditional parents, visiting a lesbian in the ultra-Orthodox enclave of B’nai Brak, Israel, and how she believes gays and lesbians can find their place in the Orthodox world.
The only privately owned copy of Oskar Schindler’s list — which contains the names of 801 Jewish men, many of whom Schindler helped save from concentration camps — is now for sale online for $2.2 million. Gary Zimet, a historical document sales specialist, is selling the list through his Web site, www.momentsintime.org, on behalf of an anonymous seller.