Unlike the Bernie Sanders supporters who insist everyone should vote for him come November even though he’s not the Democratic nominee for president, Ben and Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen is thinking strategically. He despises Hillary Clinton, but he believes Donald Trump to be a “huge evil” and a unique threat to American democracy, and says some people should choose Clinton: swing state voters.
Amid circulation and financial pressures, the print version of the Yiddish Forverts will soon appear only biweekly. But its website will relaunch as a daily with more content and new features.
Members of a Muslim sect that translated parts of the Koran into Yiddish are marking 25 years since that translation was published.
Staffers discuss the out-of-nowhere rise of Mindy Meyer to trending celebrity status and a wellspring of young Jewish conservative writers.
This week Forward staffers discuss the devout Jewish followers of the religion of Bruce Springsteen, growing up patrilineal and why Jews don’t like evangelical Christians
We discuss the new approach in the fight to free Alan Gross, the top Jewish sandwiches and the eastern European liqueur that’s guaranteed to burn all the way down.
Staffers discuss the groups behind the Conference of Presidents, Israel Apartheid Week on campus and offer some historical perspective on the ‘war on religion.’
Staffers discuss how the BDS movement hopes to go mainstream, the Jewish engineer behind the Bug and the failing health of a 101-year old Orthodox rabbi.
Staffers discuss little Ayelet Galena’s tragic struggle, why Jews may be moving toward the Republican Party, and Benjamin Netanyahu’s win in Israeli primary elections.
Staffers discuss Egypt’s powerful Muslim Brotherhood. Plus, Newt Gingrich’s prospects in the GOP primary and why he keeps talking about a guy named Saul Alinsky.