Forward: News FeedNewspapersen-us Forward Association, Inc. All Rights Reserved.RSS Feed GeneratorJewish 'Little House on The Prairie' Star Running for Congress as Michigan Democrat
Sat, 3 Oct 2015 05:00 -0400321920Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls, is fighting to go from the Little House on the Prairie to the House on the hill. Capitol Hill.Jews Push Washington to Admit More Syrian Refugees, Even as Some Worry About Backlash
Fri, 2 Oct 2015 05:00 -0400321478Jewish groups hope that petitions and calls to the White House will convince the government to let in more Syrian refugees. But will it be enough?Meet the 4 Jewish Winners of MacArthur 'Genius' Grants
Thu, 1 Oct 2015 05:00 -0400321817Who are the Jewish ‘geniuses’? Four Jews are among this year’s crop of winners picked by a foundation for extraordinary achievements in diverse fields.Haim Saban Leaves Pro-Israel Coalition Over Sheldon Adelson's Right-Wing Push
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:00 -0400321793Democrat Haim Saban and Republican Sheldon Adelson put politics aside to back a megabucks push against BDS on campus. Three months later, the bipartisan front has collapsed amid charges Adelson only wanted to fund far right-wing projects.When Walking Dogs Is a Labor of Love — and Small Act of Rebellion
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 05:00 -0400320356Gedalya Gottenger knows being a dog-walker is an unusual job for a Hasidic Jew since the community mostly fears dogs. But he has learned to love the pets he works with — and isn’t afraid to chart his own path.FEGS Execs Got Fat Payouts as Bankruptcy Loomed Amid Rampant Mismanagement
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 05:00 -0400321474
: Why did one of the largest Jewish charities in the country give a top exec a $92,000 bonus just a month before declaring bankruptcy? The Forward reveals that FEGS leaders poured money into a failed for-profit strategy while neglecting staff and clients.
When Pope Francis Brought — and Broke Down — Barriers for Philadelphia's Jews
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 05:00 -0400321742
The visit of Pope Francis brought concrete barriers and disruption to some of Philadelphia’s Jewiest neighborhoods. Yet Dotty Brown writes the pontiff dismantled more boundaries with his message of spiritual unity.
My Unforgettable Day With the Holy Father (Or How I Killed 7 Hours Waiting To See Pope Francis)
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 03:00 -0400321653
He came, he saw, he Pope-d. Josh Nathan-Kazis offers an inside peek at how the Holy Father took Madison Square Garden by storm — complete with a soaring rendition of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ and $25 khaki Pope baseball caps.
Pope Francis Makes Surprise Stop To Bless Sculpture Symbolizing Catholic Unity With Jews
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 02:08 -0400321629
On the final day of his triumphant tour of the U.S., Pope Francis made a surprise stop in Philadelphia to bless a statue created to counter centuries of anti-Semitic imagery in the Catholic church.
Boehner’s Successor Will Be Pro-Israel. Here's Why Netanyahu Should Worry Anyway.
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 12:16 -0400321605
Is John Boehner’s surprising resignation good or bad for the Jews? Chemi Shalev explains how a bloody battle for succession could harm the Republican party — and Benjamin Netanyahu, too.