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A Nazi concentration camp on British soil? A fuller history of Alderney comes to light

Fri, 2021-06-18 15:39
“How, I asked myself, could such evil have occurred in such a beautiful place, a place I love more than any other?”

On the bayou, where Black and white lawyers worked together to fight racism

Fri, 2021-06-18 14:35
Nancy Buirski’s documentary ‘Crime on the Bayou’ chronicles the story of Gary Duncan whose case wound up before the U.S. Supreme Court.

A Supreme Court decision allowing a Catholic foster agency to discriminate splits Jewish groups

Fri, 2021-06-18 14:25
The ruling disappoints liberal Jewish groups and pleases Orthodox Jewish groups.

Fashion giant Zara condemns Jewish designer for lashing out at Palestinian model who called Israel ‘evil’

Fri, 2021-06-18 14:06
The Palestinian model, Qaher Harhash, publicly shared private messages from Vanessa Perilman, a designer for Zara.

July 7: 16 over 61 awards ceremony

Fri, 2021-06-18 13:49
Join us to celebrate the recipients of our inaugural 16 over 61 awards, a partnership between the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and the Forward.

What really happened on Juneteenth — and why it’s time for supremacists and their sympathizers to surrender

Fri, 2021-06-18 09:00
The oft-repeated tale of Union soldiers arriving in Galveston, Texas to inform enslaved African Americans that they were free is pure fiction.

Israel strikes more Hamas sites as incendiary balloons continue from Gaza

Fri, 2021-06-18 03:09
The attacks raise fears that the recent cease-fire could be in jeopardy.

A Jewish deli and a Cuban neighborhood make a cultural sandwich

Thu, 2021-06-17 22:31
Miami’s Stephen’s Deli blends Jewish and Cuban food and customers

In final stretch, Eric Adams and Andrew Yang ramp up efforts to increase share of Orthodox vote

Thu, 2021-06-17 21:48
Both candidates are trying to build upon their endorsements with emotional appeals that they hope will give them an edge over the other.

Gossip is back — and that’s a good thing

Thu, 2021-06-17 21:35
Lashon hara may be forbidden, but gossip is central to Jewish life — and even the Talmud

Man arrested following attack on Jewish child in Los Angeles

Thu, 2021-06-17 20:59
The incident is the latest in a string of attacks on Los Angeles Jews.

A new Israeli health app will pay you money to take a walk

Thu, 2021-06-17 20:53
Rumble plans to launch in the United States by the end of the year.

We can’t defeat antisemitism by attacking our fellow Jews

Thu, 2021-06-17 20:26
As we struggle to cope with the rise in hatred against our community, we’re also spending time hating each other — and it’s tearing us apart.

It’s time to end the ‘special’ relationship between Israel and the U.S.

Thu, 2021-06-17 20:11
To increase support for Israel, we should start framing our relationship with the country as strategic instead of ‘special’.

Civil rights icon Andrew Young reflects on his lifelong relationship with the Jewish community

Thu, 2021-06-17 20:11
“We in the movement owe a lot to Jews and the Jewish faith for inspiring us and standing with us,” the former U.N. Ambassador said.

Janet Malcolm, who challenged and changed journalism, dies at 86

Thu, 2021-06-17 18:45
Malcolm’s work was unflinching — even when looking at its own craft.

‘The right wing is not a friend of the Jewish community:’ Q & A with Heather McGhee

Thu, 2021-06-17 18:06
Heather McGhee discusses Jewish and Black solidarity

London Orthodox school drops teacher because she was ordained as a rabbi

Thu, 2021-06-17 17:37
The educator had been warned of the move, which was made because of the British chief rabbi’s opposition to women obtaining rabbinical degrees.

Can Shabbat be #self-care? For me, the answer was yes — maybe

Thu, 2021-06-17 17:00
People on Instagram told me that doing Jewish would make me feel better — and they were kind of right.