Forward Highlight

Why We Shouldn't Accept Rabbis Who Marry Non-Jews

Reconstructionists have decided to permit intermarried rabbis. Jane Eisner says this dramatic change risks diminishing our religious leadership at a time when we need it the most.


The Israel Debate on Campus Leaves Both Sides Feeling Victimized

In the heated debate over Israel raging on college campuses, both sides are claiming the mantle of victimhood.


Bernie Sanders Opens Up About Jewish Upbringing — at Last

Now deep into a serious bid for the Democratic nod, Sanders, in a New Yorker profile, realizes he has to give a little on his biography — including the Jewish stuff.


Jerry Nadler Voted In Favor of Iran Deal — and Will Survive To Tell

Jerry Nadler endured withering criticism for his vote in favor of the Iran nuclear deal. But the venerable Upper West Side lawmaker — who represents far more Jews than anyone else in the House of Representatives — isn’t backing down and shows no sign of paying a political price.


FEGS Faces Federal Criminal Probe Over Fiscal Collapse

Federal prosecutors are investigating the collapse of the bankrupt Jewish charity FEGS Health & Human Services, the charity revealed in an October 2 court filing.


Why Is Olympics Trove Still Secret Despite Pleas of Jewish Historians?

A famed Olympics archive includes letters from the Nazi filmmaker who shot Hitler’s 1936 Berlin Games and could shed new light on the 1972 Munich massacre. So why are Jewish scholars having so much trouble gaining access to the historic trove?

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