When Josh Nathan-Kazis went to Spain to see about claiming citizenship as a Sephardic Jew, he was told he couldn’t. Now, he can. But will he?
At its best, the Olympics can serve as a powerful tool for reforming compromised regimes around the world. Sadly, today in Russia, it’s doing the exact opposite.
Israeli President Shimon Peres just secured a spot in the Guinness Book of Records for teaching the largest ever civics class. But he doesn’t really deserve the honor.
Blockbuster flicks featuring swindlers like ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘American Hustle’ are up for Oscars. J.J. Goldberg wonders what this says about how America sees its Jews.
Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, Senior Rabbi to the Movement for Reform Judaism in the UK, talks to the Forward about the struggle to engage young British Jews.