October 2, 2009

    100 Years Ago In the Forward: A Bintel Brief has a letter written by an embittered man who ran into trouble getting together a minyan for his son’s bris.

    September 25, 2009

    The following is an excerpt from Moyshe Olgin’s review of Dovid Bergelson’s debut novel, “At the Station

    September 18, 2009

    100 Years Ago In the Forward: Manuel Rosa, an “Indian chief” who performs the “war dance” onstage at Inman’s Casino in Brooklyn’s Coney Island, attacked Sam Friedman, a waiter, during a recent performance.

    September 11, 2009

    100 Years Ago In the Forward: Ida Feitelson’s father is upset, and with good reason. The attractive 17-year-old brunette, in the country for only three years, has disappeared without a trace.

    September 4, 2009

    100 Years Ago in the Forward: A letter we received from our correspondent in Galicia, Poland, details some unusual activity involving local Jews.