After losing three fellow congregants in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Beth Kissileff hopes that Tisha B’Av will help her with her pain.
In 2013, 82% of synagogue youth directors had no training in preventing the sexual abuse of children.
And most importantly — how do you say it in Middle Egyptian?!
The destruction of graves at the Jewish cemetery where my great-great-grandparents Moritz and Sarah Amsel Grossman are buried did not desecrate those lives, it sanctified them.
Her husband says “women are from Genesis and men are from Leviticus, women do things through relationships and men through rules and regulations.”
How are rabbis communicating with their congregants about an election whose result has left many of them terrified?
Rabbis across the United States share their reaction to Donald Trump’s election and their plans for helping their communities move forward.
Her 98-year-old grandmother asked her mother to photograph her filling out her ballot on a Wednesday, the day she gets her hair done.
The Sapir Prize — considered to be Israel’s equivalent of the Man Booker prize — has gone to Orly Castel Bloom. The Forward speaks to Castel-Bloom about the prestigious honor and her winning book “An Egyptian Novel.”
Rabbi Bonna Devora Haberman, who died last week, honestly and creatively grappled with Judaism and Israel beocoming a role model for us all, writes Beth Kissileff.