Editorial


Steven Sotloff Was Jewish

UPDATED EDITORIAL: An impermeable silence has long surrounded Steven Sotloff’s Jewish background. Now that he has been beheaded by ISIS, we can say that he was one of us.Read More


The Forward Remembers Leonard Fein

EDITORIAL: The wide array of people mourning Leonard Fein is a testament to his unique talent: the ability to touch those with diametrically opposed political views.Read More


A Fight Worth Fighting

Would the president have intervened to help the Yazidis in Northern Iraq if there weren’t Americans nearby? That this is a question at all says a lot about the state of U.S. foreign policy.Read More


The (Overlooked) Man in Ramallah

EDITORIAL: Both sides are jockeying to spin themselves as winner of the Gaza war. If peace is to have any chance of succeeding, the real victor will have to be Mahmoud Abbas.Read More


4 Things About the Times of Israel 'Genocide' Blunder

By Jane Eisner

A Times of Israel blogger suggested Israel could be justified in carrying out genocide. Jane Eisner offers four lessons about the controversy — and what it says about the media today.Read More


Convergence of Hate

By Jane Eisner

Like many liberals, Jane Eisner has insisted that anti-Zionism is not always anti-Semitism. But the virulent reaction to the Gaza war has made her rethink that credo.Read More


Staring Into the Void, for Both Israelis and Palestinians

By Jane Eisner

Along with wreaking untold horrors on both sides, the Gaza war has all but extinguished hopes for a two-state solution. For Jane Eisner, the biggest problem is that there is no alternative.Read More


Don't Turn Them Away

EDITORIAL: The crisis of thousands of immigrant children on America’s borders should demand from us a moral response.Read More


With Israel Feuds Raging, Can't Jews All Get Along?

By Jane Eisner

Amid war in Gaza, some Jews and Muslims jointly marked the fast of Ramadan and 17th of Tammuz. That’s inspiring, but Jane Eisner writes Jews need a way to ease the vitriol among ourselves.Read More


Why Jews in Israel and Diaspora Share Fate

EDITORIAL: As sirens blare in Israel and bombs flatten Gaza, this is a time when the gulf between Jews there and here seems wider than ever. But our fates are still intertwined.Read More


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