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?

Obamacare 'Pajama Boy' Controversy Wrapped in Anti-Semitism

The right wing is going bonkers over the so-called ‘Pajama Boy’ ad for Obamacare. Age-old anti-Semitic stereotypes are fueling the outrage, Jay Michaelson writes.

How To Defend Quebec’s Secularism Charter

Quebec has released a how-to guide for defending the controversial Charter of Values, which would ban public workers from wearing kippahs.

How Not To Solve Israel’s Housing Crisis

The Israeli government’s new year’s resolution is to ease the housing crisis. But its way of going about it may take a heavy toll on the country’s natural resources.

Ancient Peoples: Bedouin woman gathers firewood at a settlement in the Negev desert. Why doesn?t Israel work with the ancient people, instead of fomenting conflict, Theo Bikel asks.

Israel Must Work With Bedouin To Develop Negev for All

Israel is at a crossroads with the Bedouin of the Negev desert. It can return to hostile policies of the past — or establish a program of development for all, Theodore Bikel writes.

As One Jewish Retail Empire Falls, Another Rises

Loehmann’s may be shutting down, but discount-loving shoppers needn’t fear: Barneys will soon take over its space in the Jewish retail world.