Forward Highlight

Why I Am Pro-Life and Support Planned Parenthood

Extremists hope to use violence to prevent women from having access to safe and legal abortions. After the latest attack on Planned Parenthood, Jane Eisner explains why Judaism tells us we can be pro-choice and pro-life.

Benjamin Netanyahu's Tangled Relationship With Israel's Media

Critics say Benjamin Netanyahu is hitting the wrong note when it comes to the media, weakening press freedom and holding sway over TV broadcasters in a country that bills itself as the Middle East’s only true democracy.


Transgender Activist May Peleg Wins Fight for Cremation — After Her Own Suicide

May Peleg felt so strongly about being cremated that she wrote it into her will. But after the transgender activist committed suicide, her ultra-Orthodox parents objected — and the wrenching dispute has gone all the way to Israel’s highest court.


West Bank Wineries to Europe: 'Label This!'

Isaeli vintners seem less worried than politicians about the European Union’s latest attempt to single out products made in the occupied territories.


Ezra Schwartz Mourned at Poignant Funeral in Hometown of Sharon

Ezra Schwartz, the American teenager killed by in a West Bank terror attack, was fondly remembered Sunday by a string of family and friends at his funeral in his hometown of Sharon, Massachusetts.


How I Snuck Onto Ferry To Interview Albert Einstein as He Arrived in America

Relativity at 100: an old Forverts interview with Einstein, as he rides the ferry across NY harbor.

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