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Barbara Streisand

Barbra Streisand At 75: An Appreciation Round-Up

It would be unacceptable for the Sisterhood blog not to acknowledge this occasion.

What Macron’s Victory Says About French Jews

Jews who no longer felt at home in France have already left (although they continue to vote passionately in the French elections, even from Israel). Those who have stayed behind are voting above all as Frenchmen with the country’s future in mind.

5 Perplexing Things About ‘Secular Orthodoxy’

The arrival of Passover brings about the need to outline the guiding principles of what was – and may still be – the largest Jewish denomination in Israel: orthodox secularism.

Friendly Fire: Why Do Some Fellow Jews Scorn The Ultra-Orthodox?

I have called haredim “the Jews’ Jews.” That’s because some Jews show vile and visceral hatred for them, like anti-Semites do for Jews as a whole.

The Kushner Theory of Relativity

Is claiming to be related to famous people just because we have the same last name ethical?

This Week In Anti-Semitism: Troll Attacks And Hitler’s Birthday

The Forward regularly monitors the surge of anti-Semitism across the country and around the world. The mission of this column is not to unduly alarm, but rather to raise awareness of a disturbing trend that, from some vantage points, can prove difficult to spot.

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