On each of the eight nights of the holiday, some Aleppo Jews light an extra flame.
We hope you can join us Thursday night if you're in NYC for Eat, Drink + Think. We have a great line-up of storytelling, hosted by Judy Gold and food from Mile End. And our very own Sigal Samuel will be reading from her wonderful novel, The Mystics of Mile End. Join us! Tickets at events.forward.com
This is what happens when two communities set aside preconceived notions and sit down for a nosh.
Jane Eisner is pro-abortion and pro-life. Here's why. #PlannedParenthood
"Even telephone conversations are subject to the boycott."
Amy Schumer bares all and inspires many.
Here's what Donald J. Trump can learn from the Maccabees.
It’s supposed to be a day when Israel recognizes its historic discrimination against Sephardi Jews. Then this happens.
Israel supporters who are deeply troubled by occupation are often in a bind.
All of the Pastrami, none of the guilt! If you are in New York this Thursday, join like-minded Jews, The Forward, Noah Bernamoff of Mile End and Judy Gold for an evening discussing, eating and general kibitzing over all things Jewish and delicious. For tickets, visit http://events.forward.com/
"As a religious leader, I don’t want to get Judaism off the hook for its role in Rabin’s murder, and I don’t want to get Islam off the hook for Paris, either."
"You’re talking two deaths at the same location within five hours. What the hell is going on here?"
Of all days to commemorate the near-disappearance of Jewish communities in Arab countries, why choose November 30?
James Deen, the so-called "nice Jewish boy" of porn, has been accused of rape by his ex-girlfriend.
What does a shiva call mean? What does it matter? Samuel G. Freedman explains in this moving essay: