How Bob Simon Found Peace in Israel — While Reporting on War and Occupation

Bob Simon’s death in a tragic car crash has sparked a flood of tributes. Harry D. Wall recalls how the ‘60 Minutes’ journalist was shaped by his years living and working in Israel.


London Soccer Fans Chant Anti-Semitic Slurs on Subway

The British Transport Police is investigating an incident in which soccer fans allegedly chanted anti-Semitic slurs while riding a London subway train.


French Jewish Leader Slammed for Saying Young Muslims Cause 'All Violence'

A row broke out on Monday between leaders of France’s Jewish and Muslim communities after the former said young Muslims were the cause of all violent crime, prompting the Muslim group to boycott a prominent Jewish event.


Forward Editor Jane Eisner Wins David Twersky Award

The 2015 David Twersky Journalism Award has been awarded to Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner for a June editorial calling for an easing of the Jewish conversion process.


Medical Marijuana May Soon Get Kosher Stamp of Approval

Want to get high with your rabbi’s approval? Marijuana may soon come with a kosher stamp — but probably just for medical purposes, not your average stoner.

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