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?
Beit Shemesh, a hotbed of Israeli sectarian tensions, has reelected its ultra-Orthodox mayor. Does that mean game over for the city’s religious balance?
Rabbi Noach Muroff inspired us by returning $98,000 he found hidden inside a desk bought on Craigslist. The 28 rabbis who inspired you are coming on Monday.
William ‘Jerry’ Boykin, a retired general and Christian conservative, said Jews are ‘the cause of all the problems in the world.’ Then he realized his mike was still on.
The Forward was lucky to have Janet Heiser, who solved problems, stood by her principles, and added a splash of humor when needed. We all mourn her loss, writes Jane Eisner.
EDITORIAL: Ultra-Orthodox protests against Israel’s draft have brought the issue to our doorstep. Why shouldn’t we stand against all those who undermine the Jewish state’s security?