Welcome to the Forward’s coverage of the robust lives of American Jews. Here there’s a little of everything about the multifaceted world of Jewish life. There are light-hearted Jewish celebrity stories and shocking Jewish celebrity news. Food is also plentiful, from Israeli cuisine to New York City bagels. All stories pertain to the American Jewish lifestyle, with many takes on Jewish life and the Jewish experience.

This Israeli bachelor found community and love by hosting huge Shabbat dinners

He watched others around his dinner tables find love — one couple is getting married in July — and kept searching for himself.

This Moroccan salmon is a big hit dish at L.A.’s lively Israeli Shabbat scene

It’s like the Bachelor, but with Moroccan salmon. Yaniv Cohen’s Shabbat dinners fed tens of thousands of people over the years and won him a wife.

The Schmooze

‘Leaning in’ to marriage: Sheryl Sandberg announces engagement to Tom Bernthal

Sheryl Sandberg may be the queen bee of Facebook, but to reveal her upcoming nuptials she turned to the platform favored by cool kids worldwide — Instagram.

The Schmooze

The ‘Italian’ hand gesture’s also Israeli — plus, more Jewish emojis, please?

How about a person with an ugly Hanukkah sweater? Bernie Sanders/Larry David? Matzah?

The Schmooze

Jesse Eisenberg is starring in the most chic Holocaust biopic we’ve ever seen

Eisenberg will portray Marcel Marceau, a key Jewish figure of the French Resistance credited with saving over 70 children from deportation.

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