A scholar of extraordinary subtlety and nuance, a person of exceptional warmth and sensitivity, a friend, and a mentor to a great many.
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Sher had a vision to increase women’s involvement and empowerment in the political process around the issue of Israel.
Grossman fought the Nazis in the British army’s Jewish Brigade and downed an Egyptian plane months during Israel’s War of Independence.The post […
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If you’ve been offline for Rosh Hashanah, you can catch up on the Forward’s coverage of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death here.
“She sat close to the stage, one seat from the aisle, and told the cast afterwards she was moved to laughter and tears.”
Jane Eisner, who interviewed Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2018 for the Forward, said the justice “represented an ideal of American Jewish liberalism”4
Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her own words: highlights from the Forward’s 2018 interview
“My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.”
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