Corrections


One of Vilna’s Own Trains a Lens on the City (Correction)

An article in the 12/22 issue of the Forward misstated the name of Mira Van Doren’s new documentary about Vilna.Read More


Polls: Democrats Score Big Win With Jewish Voters (Correction)

The original version of the story, “Polls: Democrats Score Big Win With Jewish Voters,” misstated the number of Jewish voters polled by the National Election Poll as 200, rather than 265.Read More


Israeli Rightist Calls for Transfer of Arabs (Correction)

The print version of the story, “Israeli Rightist Calls for Transfer of Arabs,” gave an incorrect figure regarding the Kach Party.Read More


Rink Man Sits One Out (Correction)

The October 21 article “Rink Man Sits One Out” mentioned that there are three Jewish hockey players currently in the National Hockey League. The third, along with Jeff Halpern and Mathieu Schneider, is Michael Cammalleri.Read More


Interview with author Marek Halter (Correction)

In the September 16 issue, an interview with author Marek Halter referred to a biblical figure incorrectly. Moses’ brother was Aaron, notRead More


Bridging the Post-Gaza Divide

Due to an editing error, the contributor biography at the end of Ruth Gavison’s September 9 opinion article, “Bridging the Post-Gaza Divide,” misstated the name of a document she co-authored. The document is known as the “Gavison-MedanRead More


Controversial Circumcision Rite Becomes Issue in Mayoral Race

The August 26 article “Controversial Circumcision Rite Becomes Issue in Mayoral Race” erroneously reported that a lawyer working for New York City said that a mohel suspected of infecting babies with herpes simplex had not provided a blood sample. In fact, the government lawyer said only that “the proceeding brought by the city to compel theRead More


Shul Dispute Nears End

The August 19 article “Shul Dispute Nears End” erroneously reported that the National Council of Young Israel entered into a contract to sell its building for less than the assessed market value. In fact, the only thing the article should have stated was that before any deal was closed, the proposed buyer was attempting to sell theRead More


Progressive’ Shmatte King, Sweatshop Foe, Faces Workers’ Protests Over Harassment

We would like to correct an error that appeared in the Forward’s July 22 article “‘Progressive’ Shmatte King, Sweatshop Foe, Faces Workers’ Protests Over Harassment,” regarding allegations against American Apparel founder Dov Charney. Our article stated that in July of last year, Jane magazine published a profile of Charney…Read More


Tying the Knot While Rolling the Dice (Correction)

A recent article on Jewish weddings in Las Vegas (“Tying the Knot While Rolling the Dice,” June 24) erroneously suggested that prostitution is legal in Las Vegas. Though legal in a number of Nevada counties, Clark, where Las Vegas is located, is not among them.Read More





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