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Was Polish Culture Institute Director Fired For Too Much ‘Jewish-Themed Content?’

The director of the Berlin branch of the Polish Culture Institute has been reportedly fired for presenting too much “Jewish-Themed content” The Polish Ministry ...

Breaking News

Hillel Scores Record $38M Donation To Bolster Staff

(JTA) — Hillel International is receiving $38 million, its largest gift ever, from a foundation established by the co-founder of Home Depot. The Marcus Foundati...

Sisterhood

Jewish Modesty: Not Just a Matter of Skirt Length

Instead of how long someone’s sleeves are, maybe we should think about the height of our heels.

Scribe

We Can’t Make Healthcare Great Again Unless We Consider This Hidden Cost

Whether through ObamaCare or not, Americans cannot afford increasing premiums.

National

Polls Finds Almost Half of Jewish Israelis Think Left Is Traitorous Fifth Column

The poll’s other findings also contained ill portents for the Israeli left.

National

Al Gore: Ivanka Trump Is ‘Very Concerned’ About Climate Change

“It’s no secret that Ivanka Trump is very committed to having a climate policy that makes sense for our country and for our world and that was certainly evident...

Books

Sweepstakes: Have You Got a Story for Us?

Tell us the first sentence of your Jewish story, and you could be featured in a future article on forward.com!

News

Could Hebrew Be the World’s Oldest Alphabet?

A controversial new study suggests that ancient Israelites turned Egyptian hieroglyphics into letters.

Sisterhood

The Major Jewish Holiday No One Discusses: Non-Celebration of Christmas

It wasn’t that I wasn’t allowed Christmas by my parents. It wasn’t in the category of things your parents forbid but that you sneak off and do when they’re not ...

The Assimilator

Sorry, Internet Trolls. Amy Schumer as Feminist ‘Barbie’ is Exactly What We Need Right Now.

Now, more than ever, Schumer is the perfect choice to play the iconic toy in this feminist reboot — and there’s a good chance that Ruth Handler, the creator of ...

Israel

Mysterious Golden Netanyahu Statue ‘Toppled’ in Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A golden statue of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared overnight in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square, only to be knocked down hours later by Isr...

Breaking News

Berlin’s Polish Cultural Institute Director Might Have Been Fired for Jewish Focus

BERLIN (JTA) — The firing of the director of the Polish Cultural Institute in Berlin has led to a diplomatic brouhaha in the German capital after some assert th...

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