For all of us, sometimes the story we don’t think to look for is the one we most need to see.
When it comes to LGBTQ Jews, our archives echo with vanished histories.
In April of 1947, readers of this publication flocked en masse to our building, rolled up their sleeves, and got stuck with a vaccine.
Meyer Blinken wrote about the insidious effects of poverty and was one of the few male Yiddish writers to ever write about women’s sexuality.
Eleanor Roosevelt, an international political figure in her own right, was also very much a New Yorker.
The Forward has been reporting the difficult economic conditions of the country since it began.
Letters sent to the Forward over 100 years ago still ring true today; in this one, a worker weighs his need for his salary against his safety
The true history of American pickles is one of murder, moral outrage and scandal.
As summer camps evolved into a tradition for Jewish children, The Forward reported on many of these camps, not only the ones they sponsored.
As a sister organization of the Workmen’s Circle, the Forward was heavily involved in these picnics.