12 Books We're Looking Forward To in 2015

2015 looks to be a bumper year for Jewish books. From a history of Lincoln to an Arctic circle romance, Julia M. Klein presents 12 books to eagerly anticipate.

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.

Racheli Ibenboim Is Galvanizing the Haredi Women Vote

Two years ago, Racheli Ibenboim’s campaign to include women in haredi political parties failed. But times may be changing.

Hero No More: Shas leader Aryeh Deri got a hero’s welcome when he returned home from jail on corruption charges in 2002.

Shas Leader Aryeh Deri Tries To Quit After Release of Ovadia 'Thief' Tape

The head of the Sephardic Orthodox Shas party submitted a resignation letter the day after a video was released showing the party’s former spiritual leader criticizing him and praising his rival.