Editorial


3 Things the Jewish World Can Learn From Abramson-Gate

By Jane Eisner

The meltdown at The New York Times has caused schadenfreude among the chattering classes. Jane Eisner suggests what the Jewish world can learn from Jill Abramson’s drama.Read More


Lessons of Holocaust for 9/11 Museum

By Jane Eisner

Imagine trying to explain the Holocaust a scant 13 years later. The new 9/11 Museum faces a similar challenge — and its creators are deeply aware of the parallels, Jane Eisner writes.Read More


A Divestment Campaign We Can Endorse

EDITORIAL: Taking a stand against climate change-causing polluters once seemed hopelessly idealistic. As Stanford sells stock in coal companies, let’s hope the movement is going mainstream.Read More


Supreme Plea for Inclusive Kind of Prayer

By Jane Eisner

Jane Eisner learned the value of inclusive prayer over breakfast with a Catholic cardinal. The Supreme Court’s ruling on prayer at town meetings proves it has yet to learn that lesson.Read More


The Danger of Denial for Israel

EDITORIAL: Both Israelis and Palestinians are risking their future because they are denying the reality before them.Read More


Pull Back the Curtain — and Let J Street In

EDITORIAL: Who objects to J Street taking a place in the communal tent and why? The Presidents Conference should lift its veil of secrecy — and start an open debate.Read More


Hey Mr. Mayor, Remember Your Promise

EDITORIAL: Bill de Blasio once slammed New York City for mishandling Freedom of Information Law requests. So why is the Forward getting stonewalled about circumcision regulations?Read More


What Will Help on Guns?

EDITORIAL: Since the Newtown rampage, it’s only gotten easier to buy guns in our country. Michael Bloomberg has part of the answer by putting millions to fight this outrage.Read More


A Teachable Moment of Violent Hate

EDITORIAL: What can we learn from tragedies like the rampage in suburban Kansas City? For one thing, we must keep our eyes on the real threats that we as Jews face.Read More


How You Would Spend Jewish Charity Billions

EDITORIAL: Do the spending priorities of American Jewish charities match those of the community? Judging by an informal poll of Forward readers, the answer is no.Read More


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