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My mom always said we were Jewish. And then my son began digging around in our ancestry and discovered otherwise.
At Russia’s largest kosher food factory, owner Pinhas Slobodnik welcomes his Muslim workers with a greeting in Arabic that he pronounces in a thick Russian accent.
A meat production plant in Poland can build a high-rise apartment building on the grounds of a Jewish cemetery.
Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls, is fighting to go from the Little House on the Prairie to the House on the hill. Capitol Hill.
Taybeh Beer has managed to sidestep Palestinian municipality demands to revive Oktoberfest for the eleventh year.
It’s easy to mock the faithful — until something really bad happens. In his new book, Jay Michaelson explores the role of grief in the search for Jewish spiritual meaning.
For Banned Books Week, Talya Zax remembers a book that has given thousands of girls a frank look at sex and female sexuality — ‘Forever…’ by Judy Blume.
An Israeli police officer, three Jewish settlers and two Palestinians were injured in riots and clashes in the West Bank and Jerusalem.
A French Jewish lobby group urged the publisher of the French language’s definitive dictionary to change its characterization of the Promised Land as “present-day Palestine.”
Referencing a negative view of non-medical circumcision of boys, the Council of Europe recommended the custom be banned except when performed by ‘a person with the requisite training and skill.’
The U.S. government’s Department of Transportation accused Kuwait Airways of unlawfully discriminating against an Israeli passenger.
The FBI destroyed records indicating potential Medicaid fraud among haredi Orthodox Jews in upstate New York’s Orange County because they came from an unauthorized investigation.
As Hurricane Joaquin menaces, we at the Forward want to delay running in fear and buying emergency supplies. In the name of such procrastination, here are the ten most Jewish hurricanes in history.
‘Girls’ creator and star Lena Dunham says Season 6 is like the Millennial queen’s last for the award-winning HBO series.
When it comes to animal cruelty, actress Alicia Silverstone says she’s not clueless.
An Israeli couple was shot dead while driving through the occupied West Bank late on Thursday and Israeli forces were searching the area for the attacker, the Israeli military said.
The photographic evidence is here: Bar Rafaeli is a married woman.
Six buildings at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease during an investigation into an outbreak in New York City.
The Palestinian flag was raised outside the United Nations headquarters in New York for the first time.
A comprehensive catalog listing the more than 1,000 major stolen artworks in Nazi leader Hermann Goering’s collection has been published for the first time.