Sofia Menchu and Jorge Dan Lopez
By Sofia Menchu and Jorge Dan Lopez
Canadian Hasidic Sect Ousted From Unlikely Refuge in Guatemala
A few months after moving from Canada to a remote part of Guatemala to find religious freedom, a group of ultra-Orthodox Jews have been forced out of their homes in a bitter conflict with hostile villagers. The Lev Tahor community packed its bags on Friday in San Juan la Laguna around 150 km (93 miles)…
Julianna Margulies is not your average ‘Karen’
Henry Kissinger: ‘If it were not for the accident of my birth, I would be antisemitic.’
How Oct. 7 is reshaping the Zionist — and anti-Zionist — left in the US
‘People thought we were dead’: They spent 27 hours under fire from Hamas — then Netanyahu used their home for an Elon Musk photo op
In Case You Missed It
‘Most of all, I will miss his smile’: A rabbi on his last conversation with friend and mentor Rabbi David Ellenson
First plans for Tree of Life memorial unveiled
Finally, an event to honor the only American Girl doll who eats challah and owns a samovar
Shots fired fired at Albany synagogue with preschool, suspect in custody
Catch Up on Yiddish Events
It's trivia time!
Join us for our online fundraiser!Online
The Supreme Court: Is the Crown Jewel of American Democracy in Peril?
Wed., Dec. 13, 2023 • 7 P.M. ET
NPR Legal Correspondent Nina Totenberg in conversation with Editor-in-Chief Jodi Rudoren. To benefit the Forward.
Shop the Forward Store
100% of profits support our journalism