A year after the signing of the Iran Deal, J Street’s National Political Director Ben Shnider says the agreement is working exactly as it should.
Now that the United States and European Union have lifted sanctions on Iran, how are Jewish observers — from America to Israel, and across the political spectrum — reacting?
Ask the State Department whether Americans should travel to Iran and you’ll get a negative answer. Yet tour operators have already started to capitalize on what could be a prime vacation site — and many of their clients are Jewish.
Larry Cohler-Esses continues his historic report from inside Iran with a look at the country’s Jews. The community is allowed to practice its faith in the Islamic Republic — but must accept strict rules barring support for Israel.
Is the Iranian government serving up half-truths to visiting foreign journalists? Gina Nahai warns that the more things seem to change, the more the mullahs stay the same.
Many Americans think that Iran is backward, oppressive, anti-Israel, pro-terrorism and unvisitable. William Beeman asks: Do those assumptions reflect the majority of the Iranian people?
Benjamin Netanyahu likes to depict Iran simplistically, as an enemy state void of nuance, Trita Parsi writes. But nuance is precisely what the Forward’s reporting from Iran has laid bare.
Jonathan Greenblatt read Larry Cohler-Esses’ Iranian report through the eyes of an Anti-Defamation League director — and the eyes of a man whose wife comes from Tehran.
Larry Cohler-Esses scored a coup with his reporting trip to Iran. David Harris congratulates him on the groundbreaking piece — and for resisting the temptation to jump to far-reaching conclusions about the future of the Islamic Republic.
The rift between President Obama and many leaders of the organized Jewish community over the Iran nuclear deal is out in the open. Here are the facts behind the acrimony on both sides.