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500 Refugees And Migrants Watched Yiddish ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ Together — ‘This Is My Story’

Sat, 2019-07-20 11:00
‘The people who are sitting here are crying because they knew what it meant.’

Israel Won’t Block Omar And Tlaib From Entering Country

Fri, 2019-07-19 21:08
“Out of respect for the US Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, we would not deny entry to any member of Congress into Israel.”

4 Artists Withdraw From The Whitney Biennial Over Controversial Board Member

Fri, 2019-07-19 19:20
“This request is intended as condemnation of Warren Kanders’ continued presence as Vice Chair of the Board,” the artist’s wrote in a letter.

July 28: San Francisco: SFJFF Closing Reception

Fri, 2019-07-19 18:51
The Forward is hosting a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.

Yes, They’re Making CBD Tampons Inspired By Anne Frank.

Fri, 2019-07-19 18:45
They’re not even the first tampons to be named after Anne Frank.

July 28: Brooklyn: The Heart, Art and Food Of ‘Shtisel’

Fri, 2019-07-19 18:25
Join Yiddish Forward Editor Rukhl Schaechter in Brooklyn as she leads a discussion called “How ‘Shtisel’ Has Changed the Way We Look at Hasidim.”

July 25: Manhattan: Forward Press Plates Printing

Fri, 2019-07-19 17:17
The Forward’s vintage press plates are going to be printed on an older model proof press — and you’re invited to watch!

Scottish Prison Cracks Down On Inmates Claiming To Be Jewish For Better Food

Fri, 2019-07-19 16:42
Kosher food is, apparently, better food in Scottish prisons.

Could The ‘Cats’ Movie Design Be Inspired By Chagall’s Creepy Kittens?

Fri, 2019-07-19 16:25
Given his track record, it wouldn’t be surprising to learn that Hooper was taking some inspiration from Chagall.

AOC’s Squad Is Being Targeted For Calling Out Our Hateful Immigration Policies

Fri, 2019-07-19 14:49
It didn’t matter that I was a patriotic veteran who proudly served her country. I was told to leave this country if I didn’t like it.

Jeffrey Epstein Donated $50,000 To A Major Jewish Charity. They Still Haven’t Said Why.

Fri, 2019-07-19 13:53
Epstein registered as a sex offender in 2008. Nine years later, he donated $50,000 to UJA-Federation, called the largest local charity in the world.

Orthodox Jewish Man Sues McDonald’s For Not Hiring Him Due To His Beard

Fri, 2019-07-19 13:34
The lawsuit seeks back wages for the past three years the plaintiff would have been employed.

Sanders Campaign Workers Say They’re Only Being Paid ‘Poverty Wages’

Fri, 2019-07-19 13:31
The senator, a self-described socialist fighter for workers rights, should “carry through this commitment to its own field team,” union members said.

Norway State TV Airs Cartoon About ‘Jewish Swine’

Fri, 2019-07-19 13:27
NRK defended the video, which received praise from a Holocaust denier, against allegations of anti-Semitism.

This Rabbi Isn’t Happy A ‘Weed Cafe’ Is Opening Across From Her Synagogue

Fri, 2019-07-19 13:00
The Lowell Cafe in Los Angeles is set to make history in Los Angeles as the country’s first cannabis lounge.

Howard Dean Sets Off Twitter Storm With His Thoughts On Jewish Suffering

Fri, 2019-07-19 12:00
What began as harsh criticism of Israel’s government took a theological turn when he suggested that Jews are noble because of their suffering.

Of Sacred Items And Gorgeous Tchotchkes: The Havdalah Spice Box

Fri, 2019-07-19 09:00
Four short prayers, sung in half-darkness, a small gathering surrounding a candle ablaze — it’s enchanting, entrancing, primal.

Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor And Yiddish Theater Scion, To Receive Kennedy Center Honor

Thu, 2019-07-18 20:28
Thomas, the music director of the San Francisco Symphony, is the grandson of Yiddish Theater great Boris Thomashefsky.

Kippah-Wearing Orthodox Jew Wins Obstacle Course TV Show

Thu, 2019-07-18 19:03
“I must’ve put eight Bobby pins and two clips to make sure that yarmulke was winning.”

How Israeli and Palestinian Teens Are Bonding Over Frisbee

Thu, 2019-07-18 19:00
Here, the only walls are those surrounding the field.