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The Forward Takes a Look at the Lives of Transgender Jews

Naomi Zeveloff | Posted 09.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Naomi Zeveloff

After a few Jewish LGBT advocates told me that transgender inclusion was the "new frontier," I began to look more closely at how Jewish settings are welcoming trans Jews, and at how trans Jews are creating communities of their own.

Washington’s Letter To Jews Highlight of Religious Freedom Exhibit

The Jewish Daily Forward | Paul Berger | Posted 06.29.2012 | Religion

By Paul Berger The Forward Imagine a country where Jews are prevented from serving as lawyers, where men must swear on the New Testament to enter ...

Where Are The Jewish Women?

Jane Eisner | Posted 03.26.2012 | Religion
Jane Eisner

Clearly, the Jewish community is not having the discussion it needs and deserves. It can't, when half the population is silenced or silencing itself.

Survey: Shocking Gender Inequality In Jewish Salaries

Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion

This article first appeared in The Jewish Daily Forward. By Jane Eisner and Maia Efrem The Forward The Forward’s third annual survey of 76 na...

Goldstone Needs to Recant In Light of the New Evidence

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

Richard Goldstone has said that he hopes that new evidence proves his report wrong. Now is the time for him to show whether he is "mensch" enough to step forward and set the record straight.

Dan Friedman Discusses His Role as Arts Editor at the Forward

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

"I'm constantly constructively uncomfortable with both parts of the term 'Jewish art,'" says Dan Friedman, arts and culture editor of the New York-based Forward.