The SeeSaw

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?

Separation: Support for the settlements is undermining any effort to create a Palestinian state.

Israel Continues To Erase the Green Line

Israel is seeking to erase the Green Line in small and large ways through its financial support for settlements. The goal is to entrench the occupation, Leonard Fein writes.

Outliers: Are these Jews beyond the regular, the center of our faith?

Why We Use the 'U-Word' to Describe Very Observant Orthodox

Over the years, there have been complaints about the Forward’s use of the term ‘ultra-Orthodox.’ Jane Eisner explains why we haven’t switched to some other term.

Jacob Lew Has No Chance: With the AIPAC conference competing with the Oscars, Jewish politicos will have to choose between watching willowy Natalie Portman grace the red carpet and Jacob Lew explaining the White House?s policy on Israel.

AIPAC vs. the Oscars

Anti-Semites say that Jews control Hollywood. And they say that Jews control Washington. But can we control both at once?

A Lost Voice: Union activists protest outside a Whole Foods Market store.

Powerlessness of Unions Is Loss to Us All

Tennessee autoworkers rejected a union, dealing a new body blow to a struggling institution. J.J. Goldberg asks what the defeat means for social justice — and the Democratic coalition.

Piechart: 86% blueberry, 13% rhubarb, 1% key lime

Will Voters Punish Dems for Not Stopping GOP?

A new poll says voters favor Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections. The main reason may be Democrats haven’t been able to pass their mostly popular agenda, J.J. Goldberg writes