The Personal Stories of the Warsaw Ghetto

While most German studies of the Holocaust center on the perpetrators, a new wave of historians are focusing on the victims. Andrea Löw’s new book takes a personal look at the Warsaw Ghetto.Read More

Holocaust Claims Fraud; The Changing American Rabbinate; Comedian Marc Maron

THIS WEEK: How employees pilfered $57 million meant for Holocaust victims; the changing nature of the American rabbinate; Marc Maron’s new TV show.Read More

ADL Hits 100; Are Jews a Race?; Is Gwyneth Paltrow the Most Beautiful Woman?

THIS WEEK Staffers discuss the past, present and future of the ADL; a rogue scientist takes aim at the theory that Jews are a race; Is Gwyneth Paltrow the most beautiful woman in the world?Read More

Jews and Sex Trafficking; Orthodox E-Rate Windfall; Six Word Memoirs

THIS WEEK: Staffers look at the Jewish communal response to sex trafficking; why one Orthodox town is getting huge internet subsidies and six word memoirs about your mom.Read More

Kotel Compromise; Supportive Rabbis; Hezbollah's Paper Pushers; Vice's Vices

THIS WEEK: A compromise for egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall; how one rabbis crossed denominational lines to help another; how to handle Hezbollah’s paperwork; the problem with Vice magazine’s new TV show.Read More

100 Years of Centennials; How to Survive Passover

THIS WEEK: How to survive Passover; Why we will be celebrating the past 100 years for the next 100 years.Read More

Favorite Rabbis; Obama in Israel; Newark and Philip Roth

THIS WEEK: Staffers discuss the Forward’s list of inspirational rabbis, how Obama is doing in Israel and how Newark looks on a Philip Roth bus tour.Read More

Day School Struggling With Special Ed; the Rise of Gluten-free Matzo

THIS WEEK: What are the responsibilities of Jewish day schools to children with special needs; the curious rise of gluten-free matzo.Read More

States Move to Extend Window on Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits; Was AIPAC Boring?

THIS WEEK: States move to extend the window on child sex abuse lLawsuits; was AIPAC boring this year?Read More

Abuse Allegations at YU Didn't End Abuse; Israel Lobby As Pop Culture

This Week: Staffers discuss the ongoing abuse scandal ay Yeshiva University and why the notion of the “Israel Lobby” seems to have hit the mainstream.Read More

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