Donald Trump is on pace to destroy the Republican Party as we know it. His demagogic rise has sparked equal parts anger and glee among some of his opponents, but Jane Eisner writes it’s terrible news for the Jews — and a big blow to Israel.140
It’s no surprise that the media business has changed dramatically in recent years. At the Forward, we have been working for years to shift to digital, and to create a first-rate news organization that fits the times. We’re truly the Jewish “Daily” Forward in ways we’ve never been – with record web audience, a strong following on social media and a steady stream of reporting that breaks first online.54
When I first heard the number, I cringed. Could it really be that nearly half of Israeli Jews support the expulsion or transfer of the Arab population, as a new study by the Pew Research Center reported?158
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?5
Jane Eisner says labeling products made in West Bank settlements allows consumers who oppose — or support — Israel’s occupation to make informed choices. But a sweeping boycott of all companies that do business in the territory is a counterproductive and blatantly unfair, she writes.64
EDITORIAL: The brave story told by Marc Gafni’s alleged victim is a clarion call to reform New York’s restrictive statute of limitations for sex crimes. Shouldn’t we be giving victims every chance to win justice — instead of protecting abusers?13
EDITORIAL: As this year comes to a close, we examine (in rhyme!) all the fears that were spread — and celebrate all those who refused to succumb to them.
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