John Ruskay Announces Resignation, Steered Federation Through Fiscal Crisis

John Ruskay will resign as head of the UJA-Federation of New York in mid-2014. He steered the group through the financial crisis and raised $2.7 billion.

Forward Editor and Reporter Scoop Major Awards

The Forward has won two prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Awards, the national awards for excellence given by the Society of Professional Journalists.


Jewish Gun Control Backers Plan New Push

Jewish gun control advocates are still smarting from their dramatic defeat in the Senate. But they have a plan to revive the measure, which most Americans support.


Tzipi Livni Faces Uncertain Future as Peace Negotiator in Government of Hardliners

Tzipi Livni is supposed to be in charge of the peace process. But most of the Israeli coalition government opposes new talks and has misgivings about the two-state solution.

Slain Boston Bomb Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev Eyed in Jewish Triple Murder

Police in a Boston suburb are investigating whether slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was involved in the unsolved murders of his close friend and two other men, one of whom was a Brandeis University graduate and the other a devout Jew.

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