Forward Highlight

Why My Jewish Vote Feels Irrelevant During Primary Season

Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?

Bernie Sanders Makes Jewish History With New Hampshire Win

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump won New Hampshire’s Republican presidential nominating contest on Tuesday, while U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont won the Democratic primary over Hillary Clinton, U.S. television networks said after early results.

GOP Candidates Go Into Overdrive Touting Christian Faith — Even Donald Trump

The Republican presidential candidates have been scrambling to proclaim their faith as a way of reaching Evangelical voters. What happens when the candidate is Donald Trump — and he doesn’t know a communion plate from a collection box?


Do Buyers Plan To Silence

There’s a media mystery developing around the anonymous new owners of the muckraking blog FailedMessiah, and growing signs the site’s harsh criticism of the Orthodox community may be silenced.


A Jewish Farmers Movement: Revolutionary or Ridiculous?

Yes, Jewish farmers do exist. Dan Friedman attended their second annual “convening” to find out the challenges they face.


Remarkable Life of 'Angel' David Wichs Ends in Flash of Manhattan Crane Collapse

David Wichs’ remarkable life of achievement and Jewish compassion started in Communist Czechoslovakia 38 years ago. It ended in a flash Friday on a blustery snowy morning in lower Manhattan.

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