It’s with a mixture of pride and sadness that I report on the departure of two respected colleagues, Nate Lavey and Abigail Jones.
I am pleased to announce that two members of the Forward editing team are being promoted to positions that reflect their journalistic strengths and skills.
Rabbi Alice Goldfinger’s head injury changed her life forever. But it led to a remarkable bond with Rabbi Akiva Herzfeld, who allowed her to lead prayers in his Orthodox synagogue.
My name is Abigail Jones, and I am thrilled to introduce myself as the new Sisterhood editor. I have always enjoyed the thoughtful, provocative conversations that take place here, and I am eager to continue the great work that Gabrielle Birkner started three years ago.
The Forward is reorganizing to better compete and serve readers in the digital age. But we will measure our success using an old yardstick: Would founder Ab Cahan approve?