More Than Purim: The fun, chaotic holiday should not be the only way special needs children can participate in Jewish life.

The Children Left Out of Judaism

For parents of children with special needs, the synagogue can be an unwelcoming place. Laurie Levy writes about her own frustrations and the need for inclusion.

Pro-Russian activists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk March 1.

Ukraine Crisis: Bad for AIPAC, Good for Bibi

Why Ukraine Crisis Is Bad for AIPAC, Good for Bibi

Separation: Support for the settlements is undermining any effort to create a Palestinian state.

Israel Continues To Erase the Green Line

Israel is seeking to erase the Green Line in small and large ways through its financial support for settlements. The goal is to entrench the occupation, Leonard Fein writes.

Outliers: Are these Jews beyond the regular, the center of our faith?

Why We Use the 'U-Word' to Describe Very Observant Orthodox

Over the years, there have been complaints about the Forward’s use of the term ‘ultra-Orthodox.’ Jane Eisner explains why we haven’t switched to some other term.

Jacob Lew Has No Chance: With the AIPAC conference competing with the Oscars, Jewish politicos will have to choose between watching willowy Natalie Portman grace the red carpet and Jacob Lew explaining the White House?s policy on Israel.

AIPAC vs. the Oscars

Anti-Semites say that Jews control Hollywood. And they say that Jews control Washington. But can we control both at once?