Forward: News FeedNewspapersen-us Forward Association, Inc. All Rights Reserved.RSS Feed GeneratorPresident Barack Obama Speaks to Jews in Historic Interview With the Forward
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:50 -0400320094In a one-on-one Oval Office interview, Jane Eisner asks President Obama what he has to say to Jews about the Iran deal, U.S.-Israel relations, and the deep divisions over foreign policy that may affect Jewish support for his domestic agenda.The Full Transcript of Forward Editor-in-Chief's Interview With Obama
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:50 -0400320091What exactly did Barack Obama tell Jane Eisner in the Oval Office? Here is the president in his own words, on everything from Iran to Israel and his long history of relying on Jews for advice and support.Is Modern Orthodoxy Reaching Its Breaking Point?
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:40 -0400320073With tensions increasing over the role of women and other issues, it may be time for the two branches of American Orthodoxy — ’Modern’ and ‘Open’ — to split, Yair Ettinger reports.Tel Aviv Train Is Coming Despite Fears of Rats and 'Carmaggedon'
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:00 -0400319511The idea of a train system for Tel Aviv predates the State of Israel. Now that the city has finally broken ground on the project, residents are consumed by worries about rats and gridlock.Barack Obama Reaches Out to Jewish 'Family' on Iran and Israel
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:00 -0400320040President Obama reached out to Jews as ‘family’ as he made a dramatic new appeal for support of the nuclear deal with Iran — and vowed to repair the damaged relationship with Israel.Hadar Goldin's Body Still a Pawn in Israel's Gaza Battle — Even a Year Later
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:00 -0400319927Hadar Goldin was killed during Operation Protective Edge last year. Yet parts of the Israeli soldier’s body are still being held by Hamas — and the fight over them shows no sign of ending.Mahmoud 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.Henry Bialowas, Fashion Maven and Gute Neshomeh, Dies at 98
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:21 -0400319822Henry 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..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.