Jewish Groups Split on School Bullying

Wearing a T-shirt with an offensive message to school can be considered harassment. Jewish groups are split on how to draw the line between free speech and bullying.


Protesters Make Little Impact on Parade

Despite an aggressive and widely distributed campaign of protest emails, only a cluster of demonstrators showed up to oppose the New York Israel Day Parade’s inclusion of several dovish groups among those marching June 3.


Politics and Music Mix After Parade

Politics and music mixed as easily as kosher hot dogs and Israeli flags on June 3 at the Celebrate Israel Concert in New York’s Central Park, an informal conservative-tinged afterparty to the annual parade down Fifth Ave.

Pension Extends Coverage to More Rabbis

A new pension plan will provide retirement benefits to the growing number of Jewish clergy who serve in congregations not affiliated with the large denominations.

Jews Face Special Risks, Napolitano Says

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says Jews face special security risks and defends a controversial grant program in a meeting with Forward staff.

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