With the appointment of Betsy DeVos, President Trump is chipping away at the separation of religion and state — and driving a wedge between Jews. Here’s why we can’t let him do that.
Jared Kushner’s moral failure should chill every Modern Orthodox educator, rabbi and parent in America, writes Peter Beinart.608
The Trump administration’s executive order to ban refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries has forced leaders of all faiths to declare how American they truly are.
By American, I do not mean the pretend religiosity of people like Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump who have uttered nary a public word of protest. I mean the America in which churches, mosques and synagogues help resettle those fleeing from war and strife.
It’s okay to punch a Nazi in the face if it’s a real Nazi you are punching.
The Forward asked three generations of the Pogrebin family to share their impressions of the Women’s March in Washington DC. Here granddaughter Molly Shapiro, 17, describes the what it meant to her generation.13
The Forward asked three generations of the Pogrebin family to share their experiences of the Women’s March in Washington DC. Here Abigail Pogrebin, daughter and mother, talks about her concerns about the march and what it meant to her.10
The Forward asked three generations of the Pogrebin family to recount their experiences at the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. Here the grandmother, a veteran feminist activist and writer, describes how this protest left her soaring.18
In his inaugural speech, Donald Trump’s dark vision of patriotism omitted a key American value. It’s a Jewish value, as well.168
Conservatives say they hate the way Democrats play ‘identity politics.’ But, writes Peter Beinart, that’s just what Donald Trump did with his top Jewish appointments.129
Members of Congress like mine, should attend the Inauguration even if they, like me, believe the president-elect is not worthy of our respect.
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