Benjamin Ivry is a frequent Forward contributor.
By Benjamin Ivry
Film & TV
In the music of Bob Marley, a deep connection to Judaism
Marley, whose biopic debuts this week, long claimed Jewish ancestry
Can Jews still embrace Rembrandt — even if his love for the Jewish people is only a myth?
As a new volume attests, the Dutch painter's philosemitic reputation may have been greatly exaggerated
Russian authorities are calling the death of a prominent Jewish poet an ‘accident’ — his compatriots say it was an assassination
Lev Rubinstein spent his life in the shadow of antisemitism
How did this feisty and ferocious Jewish-American writer fall so far into obscurity?
Mike Gold, author of 'Jews Without Money,' was an uncompromising leftist who epitomized the idea of a proletarian writer
Henry Kissinger: ‘If it were not for the accident of my birth, I would be antisemitic.’
The former secretary of state was remarkable for his longevity — his policy record was another matter
How a lifelong fascination with Jewish culture led this author to become a science fiction pioneer
The work of Joanna Russ is honored with a collection from the Library of America
How the most influential Jewish play of the 20th century went on to possess the world
For 100 years, 'The Dybbuk' has had the demonic power of mesmerizing and galvanizing audiences
Of course remembering is a quintessential Jewish trait, but let’s not forget about forgetting
In 'Fractured Tablets,' Mira Balberg examines the Mishnah and finds a more forgiving nature in Jewish law
Biden is preparing to defy Israel in wartime — something no president has done since Eisenhower
‘I’m screaming for help’: Jewish students face violence at UC Berkeley Israel talk
Israel’s greatest threat? Unwavering belief in its own morality
In a viral video interview, Libs of TikTok founder endorses an antisemitic conspiracy theory
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‘Our Palestine Question’: The first American Jews to fight for Palestinian rights
Wed., Mar. 6, 2024 • 2 P.M. ET
Geoffrey Levin, a professor of Jewish studies at Emory University, joins Forward reporter Arno Rosenfeld in conversation about his new book, "Our Palestine Question: Israel and American Jewish Dissent, 1948-1978."
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