“We have the most extensive record I’ve ever seen in a conspiracy case,” Kaplan said.
DOMA plaintiff Edie Windsor was named the number three runner up for Person of the Year by TIME magazine. The Forward also recognized Windsor in our top 50 list.
For the first time ever, the Forward 50 was launched with a profile celebrating a gay Jewish woman — and the kvelling was just starting for gay Jewish achievers.
The Forward 50 is our annual look at the American Jews who made a difference in the past year. Each day, we will spotlight one of our Top 5 picks, leading up to Sunday night when the entire package — along with some very special surprises — will go live.
Who would have predicted that one of America’s most crucial battles for gay and lesbian rights would be won by an 84-year-old bottle blond Jew?