In The Wall Street Journal, Seth Lipsky reflected on BuzzFeed’s decision in light of his experience as the first editor of the English Forward.
Amid the outpouring of tributes to Ariel Sharon, a few offer unexpected insights — some into the life and character of Sharon, others into the character of the writers, says J.J. Goldberg.
As Seth Lipsky details in his engaging new biography of Ab Cahan, the battle between universal values and Jewish interests was a constant struggle for the legendary Forward editor.
Abraham Cahan had been dead for nearly 40 years when Seth Lipsky arrived at the Forward, but his presence was very much alive. Lipsky recalls that presence in his new biography.
Is there a difference between the terms ‘ultra-Orthodox’ and ‘fervently Orthodox’? You’d better believe there is, and Philologos tells you what it is.
It was a veritable who’s who of public figures and newspaper titans Wednesday night at the Harvard Club in Manhattan as Seth Lipsky — formidable Wall Street Journal writer and editor, and founder and editor of the New York Sun and the English edition of the Forward newspaper — was presented with the 2010 Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty Award.