Gothamist’s coverage and readership is mostly centered around New York City and Brooklyn, home to many Hasidic Jews. So why is the publication seemingly ignorant of — even hostile to — this population?
America’s ambassador to Israel is getting death threats over the Iran deal. J.J. Goldberg asks if Israel’s right wing leaders will ever learn the dangerous consequences of demonizing those who disagree with them.
A century ago today, Forward editor Ab Cahan wrote eloquently about the lynching of Leo Frank. He denounced the anti-Semitism that ‘didn’t rest until it made an end to his young life.’
Is the Iranian government serving up half-truths to visiting foreign journalists? Gina Nahai warns that the more things seem to change, the more the mullahs stay the same.
Many Americans think that Iran is backward, oppressive, anti-Israel, pro-terrorism and unvisitable. William Beeman asks: Do those assumptions reflect the majority of the Iranian people?