The leaders of the Israelite tribe are publicly supporting the regime of the Egyptian Pharaoh, despite ongoing protests and their own recent conflicts with the Middle Eastern despot. Read More
Zuckerberg threatens to forcibly update profiles.
Israeli Models Endure
They're Israeli and they're models. And that's enough.
Buber Reaches a New Generation
With "My (and Thou) World," he brings spiritual depth to boyish pop.
Hollywood insiders are warning that the Islamic Republic of Iran has acquired both the materials and technological wherewithal to launch a motion picture guaranteed to bomb catastrophically. Read More
Doctors for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords confirm that the recovering congresswoman and shooting victim, still in the early stages of physical rehabilitation, is now debating Talmud with leading scholars.Read More
An avid Backward reader wants to know, "Who put the condom in condominium?" Read More
A joint commission of Israel and Jewish communal leaders is urging that the numerical translation of the world "chai," long associated with good luck, be changed from 18 to 25 as a form of economic stimulus. Read More
As excitement mounts for April's upcoming International Facial Hair Festival, organizers were delighted to announce a détente between the strong Pan-Muslim team, "Wahhabi Warriors" and the much-fancied "Israel Right or Wrong" team. Read More
This news organization prides itself on its editorial independence and its willingness to speak the truth, however unpopular. But after due consideration, we at the Backward have concluded that some elements of last week's editorial, "You Asked for It," do not stand up to scrutiny. Read More
Israeli rabbinate rules marriage of Adam and Eve invalid - "no qualified rabbi officiated, and the wedding feast did not have an acceptable heksher."
Portland, Ore. househusband Armin de Heuys seeks to synthesize ceremonial Yoruba carvings and Bangkok lingam in his shaped potato latkes.
Why hedge funder baby boomers are retiring to Pasadena, Calif.
It's like Sudoku ... but for the Jews!