Swedish Mayor Chided for Anti-Semitism

The U.S. special envoy on anti-Semitism, accused the mayor of Malmo, Sweden, of not doing enough to fight rampant anti-Semitism.


Lebovits Abuse Conviction Is Overturned

An appeals court has overturned the sex abuse conviction of Baruch Lebovits. The Brooklyn travel agent had been sentenced to 32 years for allegedly molesting boys.

Love (of Zion) Among the Palestinian Ruins

A shrimp-loving Mississippi Jew reflects on the rubble of old Arab villages nearby, as he prepares to celebrate Israel Independence Day.


Israel Slower To Welcome Converts

Israel has long encouraged all Jews, whoever and wherever they are, to immigrate as soon as possible. But now it’s having second thoughts about some converts to Judaism.


Forward Nominated for Deadline Club Awards

The Forward captured both finalist spots for reporting and was nominated as a finalist for opinion writing in the 2012 contest sponsored by the New York chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

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