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Trump Was Right To Fire Tillerson — But He Did It For All The Wrong Reasons

2 hours 9 min ago
There are three core jobs for a Secretary of State — and on all three counts, Rex Tillerson was a miserable failure.

Are African Refugees Paying The Price Of Jewish Power?

2 hours 48 min ago
Jane Eisner, the Forward’s editor-in-chief, discusses the African refugees and migrants slated to be deported from Israel over Passover.

Has The Potluck’s Time Finally Come?

3 hours 9 min ago
It’s all about pooling resources.

Mike Pompeo Is An Anti-Muslim Bigot. Shouldn’t Jewish Leaders Condemn Him, Too?

3 hours 9 min ago
If Louis Farrakhan should be denounced for his anti-Semitism, shouldn’t the Secretary of State nominee be questioned about his anti-Muslim bigotry?

Why Bubbe Always Ate Alone In The Kitchen

3 hours 9 min ago
I always found the shtetl foods — chicken necks and smoked fish — disgusting. Until now.

I’m Leaving My Synagogue Of Three Decades — Over J Street

3 hours 9 min ago
My wife and I will be leaving the congregation after 29 years, in the hopes of finding a more tolerant, inclusive and politically diverse community.

U.S. Middle East Envoy: Abbas Must Choose Between ‘Hateful Rhetoric’ And Peace

Mon, 2018-03-19 22:51
Abbas called the U.S. ambassador to Israel a “son of a dog” earlier Monday.

Cynthia Nixon Gave A Shabbat Sermon In 2011 — And Praised Andrew Cuomo

Mon, 2018-03-19 22:35
Nixon gave a sermon at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah about same-sex marriage.

Jewish Summer Camp Group Launches Campaign To Prevent Sexual Harassment, Abuse

Mon, 2018-03-19 22:30
“Summer camps are a prime place to begin to change gender norms, to create partners and allies for boys and young men.”

What’s The Dill With The Pickle-Juice Slushies Coming This Summer?

Mon, 2018-03-19 22:02
Does this idea sound kosher to you?

Statue Of Abolitionist Defaced With Swastika In Kansas

Mon, 2018-03-19 21:20
The perpetrators also added a racial slur and the word “satan” to the John Brown statue.

Bernie Sanders Helps Launch Global Peace Movement

Mon, 2018-03-19 21:20
Organizers of the Global Call for Peace said 11,000 callers from around the world, including Israel, participated in the Sunday launch.

For Philip Roth’s 85th Birthday, 8 Reflections On His Legacy

Mon, 2018-03-19 21:00
“Philip Roth as much as Portnoy had an impossible identity, back in 1969.”

Why Are We Still Reciting Ancient Prayers Instead Of Our Own?

Mon, 2018-03-19 20:52
Does the fact that we are commanded to fear and love God justify formulaic, almost mechanical prayers?

Dershowitz Bashes Cynthia Nixon For Backing Israelis Who Boycott Settlements

Mon, 2018-03-19 20:25
Cynthia Nixon, who announced her campaign for New York State governor on Monday, is already facing attacks from pro-Israel activists.

Abbas Calls U.S. Ambassador To Israel ‘Son Of A Dog’

Mon, 2018-03-19 20:05
“Son of a dog,” Abbas said of Friedman. “They [the settlers] are building on their land? You are a settler and your family are settlers.”

What Our Congregation Learned On Our Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Mon, 2018-03-19 19:55
On our civil rights pilgrimage to the South, we confronted racial terror and the humiliation of American citizens.

Israeli Mayor Cancels Speech In Poland After Being Censored Under Holocaust Law

Mon, 2018-03-19 19:10
The speech was changed in accordance with a controversial new law that criminalizes claims that the Polish nation was responsible for Nazi crimes.

You Can Now Spend Passover At A Trump Resort In Scotland

Mon, 2018-03-19 19:05
“I am not at liberty to discuss the guest list, and that won’t change whether Ivanka Trump comes or if someone from Bnei Brak attends.”