By Benjamin Blech
Stephen Hawking’s Worst Nightmare? Golem 2.0
The Maharal of Prague brings the Golem to life / Tumblr (JTA) — Stephen Hawking is much in the news these days. His personal story, the subject of the recently released film “The Theory of Everything,” is already spoken of as an Oscar contender. Diagnosed in 1963 with the dreaded Lou Gehrig’s disease and given two…
Pontiff Received an Unlikely Rabbinical Blessing at Vatican
How does a rabbi feel when he meets the pope? As a 10th-generation rabbi, that’s something I thought was about as likely to happen to me as playing the romantic lead in a Julia Roberts movie. My world is the ivory tower of Jewish academia, not the Vatican. The people I’m used to seeing with…
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
New York Voices
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
Is Elon Musk Jewish?
The Buffalo shooter blamed his problems on the Jews. Tucker Carlson’s response will only make things worse
In Case You Missed It
Israeli military likely killed Palestinian journalist, AP and CNN conclude
America’s silent epidemic
אַ נײַע וועבזײַט פֿאַרן פֿאָרווערטס — מיט עטלעכע שיינע סורפּריזןA new website for the Forverts – and some pleasant surprisesדי שריפֿט איז אַ סך קלאָרער ווי פֿריִער און די ייִדיש־שפּראַכיקע אַרטיקלען געפֿינען זיך באַזונדער פֿון די ענגלישע.
A Palestinian was shot and paralyzed over a generator. Now Israel threatens to take his home