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Leonard Fein, Progressive Activist and Longtime Forward Columnist, Dies

By Forward Staff

Leonard Fein, Progressive Activist and Longtime Forward Columnist, Dies
Leonard Fein, inspiration to generations of progressives and Jews, and longtime Forward columnist, passed away early in the morning of August 14. He was 80.Read More


Rabbi Slain on Way to Services at Miami Synagogue in Apparent Botched Robbery

By Forward Staff

Rabbi Slain on Way to Services at Miami Synagogue in Apparent Botched Robbery
An Orthodox rabbi was gunned down in broad daylight as he walked to Shabbat services at a Miami synagogue — and cops are hunting two suspects.Read More


All About Genetic Diseases That Strike Sephardic Jews

By Forward Staff

All About Genetic Diseases That Strike Sephardic Jews
Here’s all you need tot know about Sephardic Jewish diseases, with information on symptoms, causes and carrier rates, as well as the affected geographic regions of origin.Read More


Barack Obama Says 'Hard To See' Benjamin Netanyahu Making Tough Peace Compromises

By Forward Staff

Barack Obama Says 'Hard To See' Benjamin Netanyahu Making Tough Peace Compromises
President Barack Obama suggested in a groundbreaking new interview that Benjamin Netanyahu may lack the political courage to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians.Read More


What You Need To Know About Ashkenazi Genetic Diseases

By Forward Staff

What You Need To Know About Ashkenazi Genetic Diseases
On average, 1 in 4 Ashkenazi Jews is a carrier for at least one genetic disease. The Forward Staff has compiled a guide to the 19 most common heritable diseases along with information on symptoms, causes and carrier and detection frequency for each.Read More



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