What My Mother Risked on Kristallnacht

Writing the article was the first step in mother’s internal transformation from refugee to survivor; from seeing her own story as one of negligible importance to one that was valid in its own right, yet another contribution to Holocaust History.


‘Dump Trump’ and ‘Silly Hillary’ Cocktails

A Tel Aviv bar is marking the American election with the “Dump Trump” and the “Silly Hillary,” red and blue cocktails to be served at its Tuesday night bash.

‘Wonder Woman’ Actress Gal Gadot Announces She’s Pregnant

(JTA) — Israeli actress Gal Gadot announced in a tweet that she and her husband are expecting their second child. Gadot, who will be playing Wonder Woman in DC Comics movies, posted a photo Sunday evening of herself and husband Yaron Varsano, an Israeli real estate developer, taking a selfie of the couple making a heart…

Lena Dunham Says Voting for Jill Stein Is Like Hooking Up With Somebody Else’s Dude

Lena Dunham just compared voting for Jill Stein to sleeping with a guy who already has a girlfriend—and it kind of makes sense.


How To Vote in Other Languages — Including Yiddish

What if you’re an American citizen and you want to vote but your first language isn’t English but Russian? Or Yiddish? The Forward’s language columnist tells you what you need to know.

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