How do you say kaddish for a magazine that is 100 years old? Jeffrey Salkin explains why Jewish readers have special reason to sit shiva after the bloodbath at The New Republic.
Take it from renowned Holocaust scholar Yehuda Bauer. Judging by how Israel treats African asylum seekers, the country is forgetting Jewish history — and fast.
The killings of Eric Garner and Rabbi Moshe Twersky are not the least bit similar. But for Phil Getz, they trigger memories of the most terrifying episodes in each people’s history.
For 24 years, Philologos has graced our pages with an erudite, engaging and often surprising column about language. He has decided to leave the Forward.
Polls only show what would happen if the Israeli election were held today, not how unexpected events might influence voters. The shifts can be dramatic, J.J. Goldberg reports.