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?

What York University Can Learn From Israel

At Toronto’s York University, a student wants to be exempt from group work because his religion forbids ‘mingling with women.’ What lessons can the school draw from Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community?

Scarlett Johansson: 'No Guilt' About SodaStream

Scarlett Johansson says her favorite thing about SodaStream is that ‘I don’t feel guilty.’ Isn’t it awkward for her that the company profits from the Israeli occupation?

What If Ariel Sharon Had Died 8 Years Ago?

If Sharon had died the day after his stroke in 2006, on the personal level, it would have probably been far easier for his family. But on the national level, his death would have been a highly divisive affair.

Israel's Got No Business Banning Nazi Symbols

The new Israeli bill that would ban Nazi symbols may have worthy motives underlying it. But it’s still dangerous and anti-democratic.

Equality: Tunisian Ennahda?s executive board member Amer Larayedh (right) laughs with leftist MP Selma Baccar (left) during a session at the National Constituent Assembly on January 8 in Tunis.

Tunisia Makes Progress on Minority Rights — And the World Ignores It

With three years since the revolution in Tunisia and progress on a constitution that protects Jews and minorities, Robert Zaretsky can’t understand why this good news is being ignored.