Forward FeedNewspapersen-us Forward Association, Inc. All Rights Reserved.RSS Feed GeneratorHow a Biblical Edict Became a Boon for Palestinian Farmers
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:00 -0400306064Once every seven years, the Bible tells Israeli Jews to let their land go fallow. For Palestinian farmers, that edict has become manna from a strange heaven.Bend the Arc Founds Jewish Social Justice PAC
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:18 -0400306346In the world of political giving, Jewish PACs are not a rarity. In fact, there are 34 of them ranging from right to left on the political spectrum. But they all focus on one key issue: Israel.Can an Orthodox Charity Help Save Lives in This Man's Church?
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 05:00 -0400306056It’s difficult to get kidneys for those who need transplants. Could the model of an ultra-Orthodox group that saves fellow Jews work for the black community?Say Goodbye to This Treasure Trove of Rare Texts — Until 2018
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:00 -0400306031Manhattan’s Jewish Theological Seminary has the greatest collection of rare Jewish historical documents in the United States — and it’s putting them all in storage for years.Germany Seeks Compensation for $57M Holocaust Fraud
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:00 -0400218743Germany is for the first time seeking compensation for the $57 million lost to fraud at the Claims Conference. But the Holocaust agency says it isn’t giving a dime of survivors’ cash.Does Switch Really Make It Kosher To Switch Lights on Shabbat?
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:34 -0400218731By changing the way a light switch works, the patented Kosher Switch offers a novel — and, its backers say, kosher — way to turn light switches (and, perhaps, other electrical appliances) on and off during Shabbat, circumventing one of the Sabbath’s central restrictions: the use of electricity.Shelly Sterling Wins $2.8M Suit Against 'Conniving' Mistress
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 06:46 -0400218633A judge ruled on Tuesday that the wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is owed $2.6 million from the woman he lavished with gifts and was behind his downfall, the wife’s lawyer said.Which of 3 Hillary Clintons Will You Vote For (or Against)?
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 05:00 -0400218609Is the real Hillary Clinton the pro-Israel senator, the First Lady who kissed Suha Arafat — or the secretary of state who was Barack Obama’s loyal lieutenant? We’re all about to find out.Judith Malina, Edgy Theatrical Rebel for the Ages, Dies at 88
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:00 -0400218608Judith Malina was nothing if not a rebel. Jon Kalish recalls how the Living Theater founder lived her edgy life on the stage — right up till the end.President Obama Holds 'Emotional' Meetings With Jewish Leaders on Iran
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:36 -0400218574President Barack Obama met with U.S. Jewish leaders at the White House on Monday to discuss the emerging Iran nuclear deal and their subsequent concerns regarding Israel’s security.