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?

Ukraine's Reform Rabbi Cheers Protest's Victory

Ukraine’s chief Reform rabbi rejoices at the beginning of his country’s long road to rejoining Europe.

British Jews: Showing Green Line Is Not 'Insane'

A youth-led campaign to scrap maps of Israel that don’t show the Green Line is sparking an intense backlash from British communal leaders.

Don't Call Us 'Ultra-Orthodox'

There’s nothing radical or extreme about living life according to the laws of the Torah. So, asks Avi Shafran, why are we called ‘ultra-Orthodox,’ even by other Jews?

A synagogue in the city of Trencin, located near the western Czech border.

The Disappearing Places of Our Jewish Past in the Old Country

The old Jewish quarters are disappearing in Slovakia, and across eastern Europe. With people long since gone, only these places can tell the story of a once-vibrant life.

President?s Order: Barack Obama signs an executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors from $7.25 to $10.10 during an East Room event on February 12.

Moving Toward a 'Living Wage'

With the debate over whether to move the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour, Leonard Fein thinks we are missing a bigger problem: Even this change would keep people under the poverty line.