Svetlana Alexievich's Nobel Prize Is Tribute to Her Fight Against Anti-Semitic Belarus Tyrant

As she explained in a 2013 interview with Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster, Svetlana Alexievich, whose Nobel Prize for Literature was announced on October 8, is a banned author in her homeland of Belarus.


Life in the Nineties

When she was 89, Solomon Schechter Day School librarian Geraldine Powers used to hide her age. Now that she’s 93, she speaks of her age with pride.


Einat Admony’s New Eatery to Offer Sephardic Tapas

Chef Einat Admony, founder of New York City’s Balaboosta, Bar Bolonat and Taim, will open an Israeli-Spanish eatery in November called Combina.


Why Intermarried Rabbis Will Strengthen the Jewish Future

Rather than hurting Judaism, seeing rabbis who intermarry create Jewish homes and raise Jewish children should convincingly illustrate how intermarriage does not inhibit Jewish involvement.


The Jewish Way To Celebrate World Octopus Day

Happy World Octopus Day! At the Forward we celebrated (well, I celebrated)by taking a plushie octopus, Inky, and introducing her to some essential spots for a true New York Jew.

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