Corrections


Wrong Contact Information (Correction)

The August 20 issue of the Forward inadvertently gave the wrong contact information for the Familial Dysautonomia Hope Foundation. It is: 1170 Green Knolls Drive Buffalo Grove, IL 60089Read More


July 30 “Newsdesk” brief

A “Newsdesk” brief in the July 30 issue, supplied by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, contained incorrect information on the American Civil Liberties Union’s protest of the Ford Foundation’s new anti-terrorism rules.Read More


Middle East policy resolution adopted by the Union for Reform Judaism (correction)

A front-page headline in last week’s Forward misstated the substance of a Middle East policy resolution adopted by the Union for Reform Judaism and communicated last week in a letter to Secretary of State Colin Powell.Read More


Letter From Masmiya Junction (correction)

Two photographs accompanying the “Letter From Masmiya Junction” in the July 30 issue were credited incorrectly. Rebecca Kowalsky took all the photographs.Read More


Photo Credit (Correction)

In last week’s Arts & Culture section, the photo accompanying the wedding page was credited incorrectly. The credit should have been given to Donna Forman.Read More


Robert Van Naarden comment (Clairification)

In an article in our May 7 issue, we published a comment by the CEO of Empire Kosher, Robert Van Naarden, in which he expressed his belief that his product was better than any other. We did not understand his words to be intended to imply any comment on the quality of any competitor’s product.Read More


In a Time of Dissent, Jewish Conservatives Close Ranks (Correction)

In the April 30 article “In a Time of Dissent, Jewish Conservatives Close Ranks,” Richard Clarke’s recently published book was misidentified. The correct title is “Against All Enemies.”Read More


The Philistines Are Coming (Correction)

The April 23 Calendar listing for “The Philistines Are Coming” contained an incorrect closing date for the exhibit at the Yeshiva University Museum, Center for Jewish History. It closes on May 9Read More


Letter From Uzbekistan (Corrections)

In the March 19 “Letter From Uzbekistan,” Uzbekistan was incorrectly identified as the largest of the core Central Asian states. It actually is the largest in terms of population, not geographical area. In the same article, the name of writer Ruslan Sharipov was misspelled.Read More


Author Challenges Rambam’s Principles (Correction)

Due to an editing error, the location of Lander College for Men at Touro College was incorrect in the March 12 story “Author Challenges Rambam’s Principles.” It is in Queens, N.Y.Read More





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