Forward Staff, With Reporting by Jta


Florida Democrat Chosen To Testify at Alito Hearings

By Forward Staff, With Reporting by Jta

Highlighting their concerns with privacy issues, Democrats tapped a freshman congresswoman from Florida to testify Thursday at the Senate hearings on the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito for the Supreme Court.Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, one of two new Jewish members of the House of Representatives, was chosen by the ranking Democratic member ofRead More


Fight Film Sucker-punches Max Baer, Jewish Boxing Icon

By Forward Staff; With Reporting by Jta.

It’s been a bruising week for “Cinderella Man,” the new Ron Howard boxing drama. First came the disappointing box office showing — a distant fourth in first-weekend revenues. Then, the film’s star, Russell Crowe, allegedly flung a telephone at a New York hotel concierge. All the while, Jewish boxing fans have taken aim at what theyRead More



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