After Bibi Speech, Jewish Groups Seek Unity for Push on Iran

By Nathan Guttman

Jewish leaders were deeply divided over Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech. Now that it’s done, many are determined to unite behind his call to block a nuclear deal with Iran.Read More

Zionist Group's Vote Could Bare Israel's Secret Funding of Settlements

By Nathan Guttman

Israel has long used the main world Zionist group to funnel funds to West Bank settlements. Will leaders soon close the loophole that allows the cash to flow without scrutiny?Read More

Russian Jews Worry for Future After Killing of Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov

By Cnaan Liphshiz

During the past two years, Dima Zicer has skipped several political rallies opposing the chauvinistic policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin.Read More

Netanyahu and White House Seek to Lower Flames as Speech to Congress Looms

By Nathan Guttman

As Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress nears, both Israel and the White House have sought to take the edge off their feud — starting with the prime minister’s speech to AIPAC.Read More

What's Behind Bill de Blasio's Concern For European Jews?

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Bill de Blasio seems to be spending a lot of time worrying about European Jews. Those close to the New York mayor say his concern is genuine —  but it’s also smart politics.Read More

David Blatt Gets Used To Coaching Hoops Royalty

By Hillel Kuttler

David Blatt and the Cleveland Cavaliers had great expectations with the return of four-time MVP LeBron James via free agency from the Miami Heat.Read More

AIPAC Seeks Unity as Feud Erupts Over 'Arrogant' Benjamin Netanyahu

By Nathan Guttman

A nasty feud over Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim to speak ‘for the Jewish people’ erupted even as AIPAC sought to showcase unity on the opening day of its national conference.Read More

Gleaming Billion-Dollar Palestinian City Finally Sees Water on Horizon

By Naomi Zeveloff

Rawabi, a sparkling new billion-dollar Palestinian city, has a hotel, convention center, schools and even a Roman-style amphitheater. Now, it may finally get water.Read More

AIPAC Meets Under Cloud Amid Tumult Over Benjamin Netanyahu Speech

By Nathan Guttman

Controversy over Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech has wounded AIPAC. As the lobby’s conference begins, a harsh ad attacking Susan Rice has only added fuel to the fire.Read More

Traveling Forward Through Fast-Changing Cuba in Search of Its Lost Jews

By Ilan Stavans

As relations with Cuba begin to thaw, the Forward took a group of American Jews on a visit to the Communist country to explore its past — and future.Read More

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