The American Jewish Committee issued a statement calling on the New York State Department of Education to fully investigate all incidents of anti-Semitism in New York public schools, especially the Pine Bush system in upstate New York.Read More
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman vowed to press on with a full state and federal response to the allegations of bullying and pervasive harassment of Jewish students in an upstate New York school district.Read More
A U.S. judge on Wednesday asked an appeals court to reinstate her to a closely watched case regarding the constitutionality of the New York Police Department’s “stop-and-frisk” tactic, saying she was unfairly removed from it a week ago.Read More
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared deeply conflicted over what kind of public prayers should be acceptable at a town meeting as the justices confronted the delicate constitutional issue of church-and-state separation.Read More
Semen Domnister, the former Claims Conference employee who was found guilty of leading a $57 million fraud scheme at the Holocaust restitution organization, was sentenced to eight years in prison.Read More
'The Notebook' is a grim coming-of-age drama set in war-torn Hungary that opens in theaters today.
It reminds Anna Goldenberg of her worst childhood nightmares.
Yeshiva University's lawyer wanted to know why the dozens of former schoolboys now suing over a sexual abuse cover-up didn't sue decades ago.
Read the judge's striking response here.
It’s over. The tyranny of the straight-haired, button nosed, tan-skinned girl has ended. Jewesses rejoice!
It's really, really, really hard to get kicked out of Hebrew school these days.
"If Netanyahu re-opens the settlement floodgates, he will recklessly bolster the argument of Hamas that the only language Israel understands is violence."
Would an ultra-Orthodox leader do a better job of running the Met Council?
So, who won the war — Israel or Hamas?
300 Holocaust survivors spoke out against Israel. Did they play right into Hitler's hands?
Ari Folman's new movie 'The Congress' is a brilliant spectacle, an exhilarating visual extravaganza and a slapdash thought experiment. It's also unlike anything Forward critic Ezra Glinter has ever seen.
The eggplant is beloved in Israel. So why do Americans keep giving it a bad rap? With this new recipe, Vered Guttman sets out to defend the honor of her favorite vegetable.
“KlezKamp has always been a crazy quilt of gay and straight, religious and nonreligious, Jewish and gentile.”
Why is the klezmer festival shutting down now?
“You can plagiarize the Bible, can’t you?” Jill Sobule says when asked how she went about writing the lyrics for a new 'Yentl' adaptation. “A couple of the songs I completely stole."
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Will Americans who served in the Israeli army during the Gaza operation face war crimes charges when they get back home?
Talk about a fashion faux pas. What was Zara thinking with the concentration camp look?
“The Black community was resistant to the Jewish community coming into the neighborhood — at first.”
Watch this video about how a group of gardeners is rebuilding trust between African-Americans and Jews in Detroit.