The new book, ‘Like Dreamers,’ is about seven of the paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem during the Six Day War. The surprising directions they took after form the fabric of Israel’s recent history. Read an excerpt.Read More
Claire Barry, who crossed over from the world of Yiddish entertainment to global pop stardom as half of The Barry Sisters, recorded with artists like Barbra Streisand and appeared regularly on the The Ed Sullivan Show.
The Lone Soldier Center, which helps young people serving in the IDF, has ended its relationship with George Finkelstein, the rabbi accused of inappropriate contact with Y.U. students.
From the twisted minds at Elite Daily: “Schlep,” the Uber alternative run entirely by Long Island Jewish mothers. Hope you’re not in a hurry — drivers tend to be 15 minutes late.
The Tree of Life, the lost books of Moses and a healthy dose of neurosis — mystical Judaism or Louisiana voodoo?
Sigal Samuel and Anne Cohen traveled to New Orleans to find the secret connections between the faiths: http://jd.fo/r6Eal
A new proposed bill, supported by senators on both sides of the aisle, will finally define and determine the United States of America as the land of the Protestant People. Sound familiar?
"Admitting this in the days leading up to Thanksgiving might put me squarely in the crosshairs of the long-defunct House Committee on Un-American Activities, but I’m a risk-taker, so here goes: I don’t like pie. I particularly don’t like pumpkin pie."
If you're one of the haters, Gail Collins has a yummy alternative:
“I was always pro-choice— but now I am even so much more pro-choice. Just because in addition to the fact that there are all these things happening to my body—they are welcome to me— but I cannot imagine them being foisted on someone else.”
WATCH Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner and TheLi.st founder Rachel Sklar discuss Sklar's recently announced pregnancy:
Should art be vetted to exclude Israel criticism? The Theater J debate:
"When agents of justice come almost entirely from the dominant segment of society, there can be no justice for all. Even if Darren Wilson is innocent, which he may well be, this system is guilty."
Jay Michaelson's take on the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson:
Sarah Silverman plays the part of the kvelling auntie in this adorable family video.
Bob Dylan performed a four-song afternoon set for one person yesterday. Yes, you read that correctly. ONE person.
At the shiva house of Rabbi Moshe Twersky in terror-stricken Jerusalem, Elisheva Goldberg found hope among a sea of Jewish mourners — and their Arab visitors.
Meet Margherita Sarfatti, Mussolini's longtime mistress, and the Jewish woman who helped him forge and implement Italian fascism.
Jewish food lovers, meet khatchapuri a.k.a. the Georgian cheese bread of your dreams.