Israel

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Ordered NYPD Detective to Arrest Aide's Rival: Lawsuit

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto ordered a New York City police officer to arrest his top aide’s business rival, according to allegations in a civil suit.

Harry Reassessed: A new book by The New Republic senior editor John Judis says Harry Truman man not have been as pro-Israel as many believed.

John Judis Caught in Controversy Over Book's Tale of Harry Truman and Israel

John Judis’s new book suggests Harry S. Truman wasn’t a big supporter of Zionism. Did hypersensitivity about Israel kill his planned talk at the Museum of Jewish Heritage?

Vassar Jewish Students Break With Hillel on Israel

The Vassar Jewish Union declared itself an ‘Open Hillel,’ becoming the second Hillel-affiliated organization to break from the parent group over its Israel guidelines.

After Anne Heyman's Death, Heartbroken Family Picks Up Torch in Rwanda

Anne Heyman’s family has just finished sitting shiva for her. But they’re already taking steps to make sure her legacy of caring for Rwanda’s genocide orphans never dies.

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A Forward for the Inquisitive Reader

Welcome to the new Forward, designed for those who experience journalism digitally, who read and post and share, who watch and listen, who access stories from wherever we are.

Leaning In: Over the last 15 years, Bar Shalom has skyrocketed through the glass ceiling that sets the limits for Haredi women.

Adina Bar Shalom, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Daughter, Weighs Israel Presidential Run

EXCLUSIVE: It wasn’t just a rumor. Adina Bar Shalom, the ultra-Orthodox daughter of the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, is seriously considering a run for the Israeli presidency.

Israeli Breast Cancer Survivor Launches Prosthetic Nipple Company

After breast cancer forced one Israeli woman to have a mastectomy, she created her own prosthetic nipple. Now, she is helping other women battling cancer.

Bill Targeting Israel Boycott Bounces Back in New York State — and Nationally

A bill targeting academic boycotts of Israel is back on track in New York’s state legislature, with similar measures popping up in other statehouses and even the U.S. Congress.

Settlement Business Owners Unfazed by Boycott Surge After SodaStream Feud

Psagot Winery produces 200,000 bottles of wine at its vineyard in a Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Its owner isn’t worried about losing business but

Golden Pair: Israeli skaters Evgeni Krasnapolsky and Andrea Davidovich prepare for Winter Olympics.

Israeli Olympic Skaters Find Unlikely Home in New Jersey Training Center

A New Jersey training center has become the unlikely epicenter of Israel’s Winter Olympics team, or at least its figure-skating component.

Glitz and Tall Tales: SodaStream?s supporters and defenders have both bent the facts about the Israeli company. Finding the truth starts in the West Bank settlement where its factory is located.

SodaStream Controversy Fueled by Lies and Distortions — and Israel's Occupation

SodaStream has been praised and pilloried in a dispute stretching to the Super Bowl. To find the truth, we started with the land where its factory stands in a West Bank settlement.