In Hard Times, Jewish Theological Seminary Looks to New Leadership

The flagship seminary of the Conservative movement continued its ongoing shake-up as its longtime lay leader stepped down and the school announced additional measures to balance its troubled finances.

Godard: Rumor has it that the director might film an adap-tation of a best-selling memoir.

Will Jean-Luc Godard Tackle the Holocaust?

Legendary French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard may be gearing up for a drama about the Holocaust.

Israeli Gelato Makes New York Debut

Israel may be a pious land, but its cuisine is full of luscious guilty pleasures, some of which are traversing the Atlantic to corrupt New Yorkers.

Chicago Public Radio Interview

Chicago Public Radio recently interviewed the Forward’s Nathaniel Popper about his coverage of Jews and the labor movement as it relates to his recent article about a six-year-strike at the Congress Hotel on Chicago’s lakefront.

Sacrifices Shared, and Not: A Forward survey of 2006-2007 executive salaries at major Jewish organizations that reduced staff in the past year found no consistent correlation between layoffs and CEO pay cuts.

As Layoffs Mount, Which Jewish Executives Shared the Pain?

A tide of red ink is coursing through the hallways and balance sheets of Jewish charitable organizations, leaving slashed programs, reduced allocations and large staff layoffs in its wake. But in the current economic and financial meltdown, the suites of top executives have in many cases stood on high ground, beyond the reach of the crimson lapping below.