The 2015 David Twersky Journalism Award has been awarded to Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner for a June editorial calling for an easing of the Jewish conversion process.
No matter how nicely you ask, Chanel Dubofsky isn’t planning to have children. Maybe it’s time we believe her — and accept her decision as a valid Jewish choice.
On the new episode of The Jewish Channel series “The Salon,” co-hosts Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner and TheLi.st founder Rachel Sklar discuss some exciting news: Sklar’s recently announced pregnancy. In the clip, Sklar talks of the joys and challenges in being 41, single and pregnant.
In this clip from episode 33 of The Salon, Jewish women discuss the aftermath of the Rabbi Barry Freundel mikvah scandal and what it says about religious authority more broadly. This month’s guests are Rachel Krantz, Senior Features Editor at Bustle.com; Dr. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, Executive Director of JOFA, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance; and documentary filmmaker Debra Gonsher Vinik, founder of Diva Communications (“All of the Above: Single, Clergy, Mother”). The Salon is hosted by Jane Eisner, Editor-in-Chief of the Forward, with Rachel Sklar, founder of Change the Ratio and TheLi.st.
Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner has won a Front Page Award for editorial writing from the Newswomen’s Club of New York.
How can Jewish media today be as essential as Ab Cahan’s Yiddish Forward was to its readers a century ago? By going beyond the traditional journalistic role of reporting and explaining the news to create a new conversation that connects our community.
Forward contributing editor Jay Michaelson has won the 2014 Deadline Club award for opinion writing.
This is the video documentation of the event: “The American Jewish Community’s Evolving Relationship with Israel” at the Washington D.C. Jewish Community Center on December 8, 2013. The panel discussion was part of a series called “Embracing Democracy: Who Has the Right to Speak for Israel?”. The discussion was moderated by Jane Eisner.
Why did Benjamin Netanyahu decide to skip Nelson Mandela’s memorial? The participants of the latest salon discuss his decision and talk about the impact of the South African leader on women’s reproductive rights.
The clash between authenticity and egalitarianism spurred Michah Gottlieb to leave his Conservative synagogue. He explains why it may help explain the movement’s decline.