Forward: News FeedNewspapersen-us Forward Association, Inc. All Rights Reserved.RSS Feed GeneratorMahmoud Abbas Builds $13M Presidential Palace
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:37 -0400319970Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is reportedly having a $13-million luxurious presidential palace built near Ramallah despite his government facing a $2-billion deficit.Reading the Talmud in a Most Unlikely Place — Iran's Holy City
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 05:00 -0400319826Larry Cohler-Esses journeyed to Qom expecting to find mosques and universities steeped in Sharia law. He found a small but vibrant Jewish studies department that is almost unknown outside of the Islamic Republic.Pew Study Finds Orthodox Similar to Evangelical Christians — Not Other Jews
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00 -0400319773The groundbreaking Pew study has released a new data-driven portrait of the Orthodox in America. It shows that they resemble evangelical Christians in many ways — and spotlights the wide gap between them and more liberal members of the tribe.3 Iran Deal Opponents Call for More Civil Debate
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:27 -0400319798Three New York Democratic lawmakers called for more substance and fewer personal attacks in the debate on the agreement over Iran’s nuclear program.Is Birthright To Blame for Sexual Harassment on Trip?
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:00 -0400319685A Birthright Israel participant says her summer trip was marred by sexual harassment. The program says it takes the claim seriously and is investigating — but is a tolerance for ‘hookup culture’ to blame?Henry Bialowas, Fashion Maven and Gute Neshomeh, Dies at 98
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:21 -0400319822
Henry Bialowas died on Saturday, age 98. Sam Norich writes there’s no reason you should recognize his name, but if you knew him, you would miss him too..
Jerry Nadler Faces Wave of Ugly Criticism Over Iran Deal
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00 -0400319670
Jerry Nadler knew he would face criticism for his decision to support the Iran deal. But the New York congressman never suspected it would get so ugly so fast.
Yosi Piamenta, a Virtuoso Guitarist Who Reshaped Jewish Music
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:55 -0400319673
Yosi Piamenta was as virtuoso guitarist who had a long career performing original music as well as traditional Israeli and Arabic songs arranged in his signature style.
Israeli Mystery Man Crashes Poker's Biggest Event
Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:00 -0400319524
An Israeli mystery man has made it to the final round of the United States’s most prestigious poker tournament. But who is Ofer Zvi Stern — and why does he wear a hoodie?
A Summer of Hope at Camp for Deaf and Hearing Children
Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:00 -0400319050
Integrating hearing and deaf children where everyone shares showers and three meals daily, isn’t easy. But Gan Israel in the Poconos isn’t your average summer camp.