Forward Series Highlight

Stop Worrying About Your Future Grandchildren That Aren't

Wedding bells are ringing for an Asian woman and her Jewish fiance but their parents only want to talk about future grandchildren. How to explain that they may not even have kids?

Grief: Mourning is exactly the moment with ritual becomes useful.

Making Ritual for Ourselves

Does it matter if we invent ritual, asks Leonard Fein. Let people find comfort where they can, and bless the ones who are lucky enough or clever enough or wise enough to find it.

How a Flight Was Lost in the 'Twilight Zone'

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has now been missing for two weeks. Rod Serling thought of this kind of drama a half century ago.

Why Recognizing Israel as 'Jewish State' Is Key to Peace

The most important issue in the Middle East peace talks is finally on the table. Palestinians must recognize Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state if the conflict is to end, David Hazony writes.

Could 'Framework' Offer Elusive Breakthrough as Peace Talks Sputter?

Most see only gloom in the sputtering Mideast peace talks. So why does Israeli security insider Ami Ayalon see the upcoming peace ‘framework’ as a game-changer?

Anne Heyman Supporters Redouble Rwanda Effort

After Anne Heyman’s death, supporters of her Rwandan youth village are stepping up to ensure its financial viability by opening their wallets even wider than before.