Is Yonah Schimmel Knishery Closing?

It’s being reported that Lower East Side landmark Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery may be about to lose its lease. Here’s what we know.

Dianne Feinstein has cosponsored a new Senate bill that would give diplomats more time to cut a nuclear deal with Iran.

Democrats Push Back on Iran Sanctions

Democratic U.S. senators introduced a resolution on Monday opposing more sanctions on Iran unless nuclear talks fail or Tehran breaks an agreement, countering a push for tougher sanctions backed by Republicans that President Barack Obama has pledged to veto.

Elissa Strauss

Elissa Strauss On Studying the Talmud While Female

Forward columnist Elissa Strauss talks about connecting to the Talmud for the first time.


Are Rape Fantasies Kosher?

A new podcast on sex and halacha covers topics — from rape fantasies to sex toys — not usually discussed by your local rabbi.


Hungary's Viktor Orban Admits Some Chose 'Evil' in Holocaust

Prime Minister Viktor Orban overcame unease within his government to acknowledge Hungary’s role in the Holocaust on Monday, saying many people in the central European country acted “shamefully” in World War Two.