By Susan Fitzgerald
Yale Researchers Sally and Bennett Shaywitz Bust Dyslexia Myths
Sally Shaywitz was home with three children under the age of five when she was asked to take a position at Yale School of Medicine that would focus on learning difficulties. The question of why some kids struggle in school was not exactly a hotbed of medical research in the 1970s, but Shaywitz, a developmental…
Are Gaucher Disease and Parkinson’s Linked?
Ted Meyer was six years old the first time he got involved in medical research, by donating a sample of bone marrow. He had just been diagnosed with Gaucher disease, and his parents hoped their son’s participation might help him and others with the potentially fatal inherited metabolic disorder. Meyer, 54, is still actively participating…
For Bob Dylan’s 82nd birthday, his 10 most Jewish songs
Kissinger at 100: ‘If it were not for the accident of my birth, I would be antisemitic.’
This lawmaker and rabbi was scheduled to deliver an invocation. His colleagues replaced him with a Christian
On Paul Simon’s dark night of the soul, he wants it darker — much darker
In Case You Missed It
When a breast cancer diagnosis knocked me down, a network of Jewish women lifted me up
As ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ ends, will its Jewish legacy be more than a punchline?
News Quiz: Test your knowledge of the White House antisemitism plan and GOP primary candidates
The White House antisemitism plan is full of good ideas. Will it actually help Jews?
Shop the Forward Store
100% of profits support our journalism