Forward Highlight

After the Iran Deal Drama Ends

EDITORIAL: The Jewish political world is focused on — and bitterly divided by — the Iran nuclear deal. Jane Eisner asks what happens on the day after this great inside-the-Beltway drama ends.

The Brave Life and Shocking Death of Faigy Mayer

Faigy Mayer was brave enough to leave the Hasidic world and build the facade of a normal life. What does her inner torment and suicide tell those who have traveled the same path — and the rest of us?

Is Love Winning in the Israel-Iran Social Media Wars?

While Israelis from left to right lamented the Iran nuclear deal, Ronny Edry spoke directly to Iranians. ‘We’re coming for Shabbat,’ he proclaimed on his controversial - but popular - ‘Israel-Loves-Iran’ Facebook page.

Closing Arguments Made in New Square Hasidic Abuse Trial

Did a respected Hasidic educator shamelessly abuse a boy for five years — or is his accuser a liar? A judge will decide after both sides made their closing arguments in a riveting trial.

13 Undecided Democrats To Watch on the Iran Deal

Now that a nuclear deal with Iran has been brokered, the drama has moved to Congress. All eyes are on Chuck Schumer — but here are 12 other Democrats who could determine whether the Senate blocks the agreement.

Will Washington Think Tank Swing Iran Debate — and Which Way?

Think tanks rarely take center stage in knock-down Washington D.C. fights. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy has already played an outsized role in the Iran nuclear debate — and its verdict on the agreement could swing the vote in Congress.