Forward Highlight

Politics From the Pulpit? Be Careful What You Ask For in the Age of Trump

Trump Republicans want preachers to be able to endorse candidates from the pulpit. But given how liberal churches are becoming more politically active, that move may backfire.

Yes, Trump Adviser Was Accused of Anti-Semitism — But That’s Not the Whole Story

Yes, General Joseph P. Schmitz, who is a top foreign policy advisor to Donald Trump, stands accused of anti-Semitism.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Slams BDS in Speech at Long Island Synagogue

Anti-Semitism is “alive and well,” declared Bill de Blasio to the congregants of Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach.

Donald Trump’s Family Hid German Roots — Especially When Selling to Jews

The Trump family consistently hid its German ancestry from customers and investors, according to an article in The New York Times.

Retired History Professor Stabbed To Death in His Living Room — Ex-Colleague Charged

Police arrested Edward M. Gutting, 43, after he allegedly stabbed Marc Cooper, 66, a retired professor, to death in front of his wife.

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EXCLUSIVE: Does Aid to Palestinians Subsidize the Families of Terrorists?

For decades, the Palestinian authorities have sent payments to prisoners and the families of those killed in the conflict with Israel. The U.S. and Israel say those funds subsidize terror. Palestinians see it differently. The Forward unpacks this complicated history.

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