Forward at 110


The Commemorative Issue

This month is set to be a historic one for the Forward. It is, of course, our 110th anniversary — cause enough for celebration. But we are marking this milestone in a uniquely symbolic way: Rather than simply looking back at our first century, we are inaugurating several projects that will bring us, thrillingly, into our second.Read More


Yente at the Telephone

By B. Kovner

Recently one of my next-door neighbors ran into my drugstore. Her name is Yente. The same Yente that gets written about in the papers, whose husband‘s name is Mendel Telebende and who has a son — Pinye.Read More


The Showdown Between Two Forward Icons

By Rebecca Spence

Ask most people to name someone associated with the Jewish Daily Forward, and they will likely mention one of two men: Legendary editor Abraham Cahan, or the most celebrated writer to graduate from his pages, Isaac Bashevis Singer. What much of the public does not know, however, is that our newspaper’s two iconic figures did not exactly get along. Indeed, theirs was a thorny relationship.Read More





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