Sixty-one artistic directors of U.S. theater companies denounced the DC Jewish Community Center’s firing of Ari Roth, the artistic director of its Theater J who staged numerous works critical of Israel.
Ever since January 2012, Canada’s first and only Holocaust monument, designed by Daniel Libeskind, has been collecting dust in a Toronto warehouse.
The legendary English singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70. Here, the Forward remembers some of Cocker’s greatest encounters with Jewish songwriters.
Some 226 immigrants from Ukraine, among then dozens of families fleeing fighting in eastern Ukraine, landed in Israel.
Because it took in so much from so many places and changed so much over time, Jazz might easily be called the Yiddish of musical forms. It certainly benefited from a lot of Jewish talent.