In ‘Beauty of Their Dreams,’ Filmmaker Explores Conflict Between Religion And Girls’ Education

A new documentary, “Beauty of Their Dreams,” takes a look at the work that is being done by religious organizations and individuals, and challenges viewers themselves to get involved in changing the future for girls and women.

Ohio Orthodox Synagogue Elects All-Female Board

(JTA) — An  Ohio congregation has become what is perhaps the first Orthodox synagogue to elect an all-female slate of officers. At their annual meeting on June 26, the Oheb Zedek-Cedar Sinai Synagogue in Lyndhurst, Ohio elected five women to their board. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, executive director of the New York-based Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, told…

Meet Donald Trump’s Jewish Architect Who’s Now Helping Hillary Clinton

Andrew Tesoro, a Jewish architect who did work for Donald Trump, is now the star of a Hillary Clinton ad criticizing Trump’s treatment of small businesses. Tesoro spoke to the Forward about his impressions of Trump.


Pita Is Hot, Hot, Hot at New San Francisco Falafel Spot

Lines have been out the door since Sababa opened, and each batch of falafel is made to order.

Ben Ehrenreich Throws Stones at Conventional Wisdom About Israel

“The Way to the Spring,” journalist Ben Ehrenreich’s new book is the result of the three years he spent on the West Bank. In an exclusive interview, he discussed how his Jewish heritage impacts his understanding of the Middle East.

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