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Barbie's Ongoing Adventures in Sponsorship

By Devorah Blachor

When Barbie doesn’t sell enough, she has to stoop to ever more desperate measures. And it’s not pretty.Read More


Landmark Study: Jews Agree, Disagree

By Joanie Weiss

A landmark study suggested that Jews both agree and disagree.Read More


A Megillah Free From Temptation

By Frim Gold-digger

Pious Jews have learned every salacious part of the megillah — so that you can be spared it.Read More


92Y Cancels Spinoza Talk, Cites BDS

By Darren Pendleman

Philosopher who died centuries before the establishment of State of Israel is barred from speaking at 92Y — condemned for lack of Zionism.Read More


The Haredi Sect Run By Women

By Ian Fist

The matriarchs of the Memeti sect tell the Backward’s Ian Fist about their community’s historic move to Kiryas Shalom in upstate New York.Read More


Backward Exclusive: Zuckerberg on Bloomberg's 'Nobel' Prize

By Ian Fist

Mark Zuckerberg can’t understand why the 2013 Genesis Prize judges chose Mike Bloomberg over him.Read More


Israel’s New Governing Coalition United by Desire To Be in Governing Coalition

By Joanie Weiss

“My constituents put their faith in my experience, and my experience has taught me that being part of the opposition is just terrible,” Tzipi Livni explained.Read More


Rabbi Rules Water Is Non-Kosher

By Ber-Li Kanshes

Citing concerns about microscopic creatures in water, Rabbi Detrop of the OO declares water nonkosher.Read More


God Shifts to Pay-Per-Miracle Service

By Ian Fist

Taking a cue from Spotify, God announces that He will focus on a pay-per-miracle model for distributing His compassion.Read More


Wanted: Leader for Major World Religion

Preferred qualifications: Partially or fully abnegated selfhood.Read More





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