It was on our pages that many American Jews followed Charles Lindbergh’s transformation from hero to anti-Semitic avatar.
Mad Magazine helped make American humor Jewish — and Al Jaffee played a big role in making that happen.
Kirk Douglas never forgot his Jewish roots. Here he sings the Yiddish song “My Beautiful Girl.”
At an evening devoted to her new book, the audience listened and debated some of the explicit Yiddish terms Troim Katz Handler used in her poems.
For centuries, Ashkenazi Jews have been forbidden to eat rice, legumes and corn on Passover.
Paul Newman, who would have turned 95 today, once directed a cinematic masterpiece in a Yiddish theater. So, why did he take his name off it?
An unlikely mastermind is behind several beloved Hanukkah songs: folk music icon Woody Guthrie.
Forward.com provides a chronological guide to the Forverts coverage of the Triangle fire, and links to the stories.
Famed Jewish folk-hero Hershele Ostropoler gives a unique answer to a friend questioning his piety.
“That is the first known example of written Yiddish in history.”
“I’m always excited when I discover a new Yiddish book, but sometimes it takes me a while to get into it.”
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