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With Madoff gone, Jewish nonprofits have not yet learned their lessons

Wed, 2021-04-14 23:08
Some Jewish charities may be holding onto bad habits after the sting of the Ponzi scheme has passed.

Rabbis weigh in: How should we respond to Bernie Madoff’s death?

Wed, 2021-04-14 21:30
“He has already been judged by public opinion and in the courtroom. Now God will judge him.”

An elusive search for the whole truth in the Chauvin trial

Wed, 2021-04-14 21:19
The trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd has left us with an ?incomplete story.

DOJ nominee Kristen Clarke recommits to fighting religious discrimination

Wed, 2021-04-14 19:33
Clarke, Biden’s nominee to lead the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division, touts career-long record fighting antisemitism at Senate hearing.

Derek Chauvin trial: 3 questions America needs to ask about seeking racial justice in a court of law

Wed, 2021-04-14 19:30
The Chauvin case, like so many others, leads to the question: What is the difference between enforcing the law and imagining being the law?

How to say kaddish for Bernie Madoff

Wed, 2021-04-14 18:58
The experimental film explores the system and desires that allowed Madoff to succeed.

In Yemen, antisemitism is rampant even though few Jews actually live there

Wed, 2021-04-14 18:57
Hussein al-Houthi’s teachings made his one message clear: Jews are the enemies of Yemen.

When George Costanza lost it all to Bernie Madoff

Wed, 2021-04-14 18:40
“Madoff!”

‘We couldn’t believe how big it was’: What it was like breaking the Madoff Ponzi scheme

Wed, 2021-04-14 17:49
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, a former CNBC anchor, recalls the moments before breaking the Barnie Madoff arrest on live TV.

A reader’s guide to the Forward’s coverage of Bernie Madoff

Wed, 2021-04-14 16:33
Say what you will about Bernie Madoff, he made news.

‘Divine Flow’: First-ever Jewish psychedelics conference looks to put spiritual drug use on the map

Wed, 2021-04-14 16:29
Rabbi Zac Kamenetz dreams of a world in which the trauma of the Jewish past can be healed through psychedelic experiences.

Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme devastated the Jewish world, dies in prison at 82

Wed, 2021-04-14 14:05
The consequences of Madoff’s fraud have reverberated through the Jewish world for years.

Henderson, Nev., has a growing Jewish population. Here’s what locals love about living Jewishly in the desert.

Wed, 2021-04-14 02:50
If Las Vegas is known as a place to have fun, its next-door neighbor Henderson has become a prime destination for Jewish families.

Was Cuomo’s expletive comments about Sukkot a slip of the tongue or something more?

Tue, 2021-04-13 21:10
During his 2006 run for attorney general, Cuomo reportedly mocked Jews and ‘their f***ing tree houses.’

Will anyone donate a kidney to save my friend’s life?

Tue, 2021-04-13 20:49
Chuck Winer is a Jewish Vietnam vet, who spent his life advocating for affordable health care. Now he needs a kidney transplant.

Boris Volynov was the first Jew in space. Antisemitism nearly prevented him from going.

Tue, 2021-04-13 20:40
The Soviet cosmonaut was in the same class as Yuri Gargarin.

Israel to allow vaccinated tour groups starting in May

Tue, 2021-04-13 19:18
Israel has vaccinated most of its own population, and largely reopened public and recreational spaces.

They couldn’t find any books on Ashkenazi herbs — so they wrote one

Tue, 2021-04-13 18:01
“Not having that knowledge is devastating, because you can’t go back. There are no people to talk to.”