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?

Do Jewish Voices Count More on Israel and Iran?

A Washington Monthly post asking readers to lobby against Iran sanctions especially ‘if you’re Jewish, or have a Jewish-sounding name’ raises the question: Do Jewish voices count more on Israel?

Nazi No-No: Demonstrations that use Nazi symbols and imagery would be banned under a proposed Israeli law. Would it be any more effective than New York?s ban of the other N-word?

The N-Word's Real Crime

EDITORIAL: Israel’s Knesset may ban Nazi symbols and the very word itself. But attempts to ban the other N-word show us that’s the wrong way to respect victims of hate.

My Fight To Lay Tefillin At an Orthodox School

When Eliana Fishman fought for her right to lay tefillin at an Orthodox high school, she was branded a lesbian, radical, and crazed feminist. She says she was only connecting to God.

Why Two Chief Rabbis Is Better Than One

A bill to replace Israel’s two chief rabbis with one may sound progressive. But it could spark an ethnic feud and make Judaism even more monolithic.

Outsized Memories of Fallen Romanian Dictator Nicolae Ceausescu Lure Reporter

Nicolae Ceausescu is still dead. But the fallen Romanian dictator’s memory lives in the childhood memories of one scibe, who asked the nation’s current leader about him.