When Cheyenne, Wyoming’s only synagogue began its nationwide search for a religious leader to replace its beloved rabbi, Larry Moldo, who passed away last year, some of the applications that came in were…interesting.
Merav Ben-David, Israeli-born scientist, wants to be the next Senator from…Wyoming?
The Anti-Defamation League said it’s “appalling and outrageous” that someone would replace the American flag with “an ugly symbol of the Nazi regime.”
Since the November election, there’s been a lot of talk among journalists about the way our profession overlooked and misunderstood populist, pro-Trump America. It’s a challenge for us at the Forward, as well. That is why we are launching “Red State Jews.”
Wyoming still maintains its frontier feel. Linda Zeveloff writes about her personal hurdles as she adjusted to Jewish life in the Western state.
There was a time when Boris Fishman felt stymied, lovelorn and miserable. But then he started reading Bernard Malamud, who was born 100 years ago today, and everything changed.
As Jews, we associate gas chambers with the Holocaust. But now some death penalty states are considering reviving this gruesome execution method — in America.