6 Reasons 'Pinkwashing' Israel on Gay Rights Is So Wrong

Some claim that Israel is so progressive on gay rights that it deserves uncritical support on other issues. Jay Michaelson explains why the concept is offensive to him.

Looking at Ramat Gan From the Inside Out

Ram Loevy has produced some of Israel’s most challenging television documentaries. But for his latest, he turned his camera on his own neighborhood of Ramat Gan.

Moscow 57 Is Cooking at Last

Ellen Kaye struggled for months to run Moscow 57 without gas service. Finally, the Lower East Side Russian eatery is fully up and running.

A Year for Women in Comics

From personal history to Forward classics, it was a rich year for Jewish women in comics. Michael Kaminer takes a look behind the bright colors.

WATCH: Helen Mirren in ‘Women in Gold’

Helen Mirren stars in the true-story of Maria Altmann, a Jewish refugee forced to flee Vienna during World War II and her fight to reclaim her family’s artwork.