In 1931, an immigrant college student wrote about being an outsider in his adopted state of Delaware. Eighty-four years later, his daughter recalls the Jewish legacy he left her.
At the banquet, donors will be referred to in speeches according to the following key.
It turns out Leonard Nimoy was a distant cousin of columnist Masha Leon. She remembers a man who was proud of his Yiddish roots — and whose grandfather loved the Forward!
For 24 years, Philologos has graced our pages with an erudite, engaging and often surprising column about language. He has decided to leave the Forward.
The New York Times isn’t the only paper that can have a little trouble with Hebrew: Philologos takes issue with an article that recently appeared in the Forward.
The imperial couple was on a tour of the Bosnian province that Austria had won from Turkey six years earlier. A young Serbian student was the shooter.
Jews play no small role in the current war. The following list enumerates the number of Jewish soldiers in the various European regular armies.
What can I tell you about Vilna, whatever it is will only be one trop in a sea of great troubles and misfortunes that this war has brought upon us.
Czar Nicholas II took time out from being the autocratic leader of the Russian empire to writing a letter to the Yiddish Forward’s Bintel Brief column.