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?

Why We Need Yeshiva University

Between sex abuse scandals and a ballooning deficit, Yeshiva University is an embattled institution. But Y.U. still has one essential function that the Jewish community really can’t do without.

A Blanket of Snow Changes Jerusalem — Even Just for Shabbat

A snowy weekend seemed to change the city: strangers welcomed those stranded for Shabbat and a woman wore a tallit at the Kotel without protest — well, a snow-woman.

Ultra-Orthodox Holocaust survivors at Zeilsheim DP preparing to settle at Kibbutz Hafetz Haim, c. 1947

Avraham Verdiger, 92, Was Haredi Labor's Last Leader

Avraham Verdiger, who died November 27, was the last Knesset representative of Haredi Judaism’s dwindling labor-progressive wing, Poalei Agudat Yisrael.

Harvard Hillel Falsely Accuses the Forward

Harvard Hillel claims that a recent Forward article contained a lie about their activities. One editor tracks down the truth.

Please Don’t Call Me 'Super Mom'

Jordana Horn doesn’t like it when people call her ‘Super Mom.’ It taps into a pressure Jews know well: the tyranny of ever-higher expectations.