Sticking by Shabbat Was Real Story at USY

United Synagogue Youth made headlines by dropping its ban on interfaith dating. But Dan Dorsch says the real story was the Conservative group’s decision to vote for Shabbat observance.


2-0-1-4 No More

As we say farewell to 2014, to the joys, sorrows and all in-between. Let’s remember that when it comes to the Jews there is no such thing as too much good news!

The Perks of Being a Video Reporter

As 2014 draws to a close, Forward video reporter Martyna Starosta gives a backstage look at the making of her best films this year — and at the best parts of her job.

Let's Make 2015 the Year of the Arab Jew

Arab Jewish culture is enjoying a revival across all fields — literature, food, music — yet somehow nobody’s talking about it. Can this identity come into its own in 2015?


Why Israel Cannot Ignore the World Any Longer

David Ben-Gurion once famously claimed that Israel could safely ignore the rest of the world. J.J. Goldberg explains why his rhetoric has never sounded so hollow — and 2015 may prove it.

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