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  1. Russ and Daughters, Pogrebin Trio Honored at Eldridge Museum GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Forward

    "How many of you can say that you are in a second, third or fourth generation of a family business?" Josh Russ Tupper of Russ and Daughters called out at the Museum at Eldridge Street 's first "From Generation to Generation" Gala at Manhattan's Gotham Hall. One hand went up.


  2. Marlee Matlin Explains How Her Bat Mitzvah Led to Her OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Forward

    When the rock musical "Spring Awakening" premiered on Broadway, it was a critical darling and financial success. It won almost every major award possible, including eight Tonys, four Drama Desk Awards and even a Grammy.


  3. The Last Time Children Were This Vulnerable Was World War IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Forward

    Preparing for the High Holidays, I ask myself: "Have I done enough this year? Have I made a difference? What more can I do?" This year, these questions brought a particular picture to mind: the haunting image of Aylan Kurdi, the little Syrian boy whose body washed up on the shore of a beach in Turkey. That photo reminded me that this grave international refugee crisis affects children in particular.


  4. Newcomers Transform Dying Upper Manhattan Synagogues Into Hot SpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Forward

    For years, the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol of Washington Heights, a large 99-year old Orthodox synagogue on 178th Street and Wadsworth Avenue, had barely been able to attract a minyan, the quorum of ten men required for worship. The 6 or 7 gray-haired veterans refused to give up trying, however, and continued meeting each Sabbath morning in the nearly empty sanctuary.


  5. Jewish 9/11 Hero and Family Killed in Catskills Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Forward

    A Jewish 9/11 first responder, his wife and his daughter's fiance have been killed in a car crash in the Catskills. Morris Faitelewicz, 58; his wife, Beth, 54; and their future son-in-law Yehuda Bayme, 31, died Monday when their SUV rolled over several times on Route 17 in Sullivan County in upstate New York.


  6. A Miserable Marriage Made Worse by Rabbinic Court That Ended ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | Forward

    I just became a wusband, 36 years of marriage to a Jewess left behind. L. and I called it quits after endless struggles.


  7. The Jewish Historian Who Made Sure 'Hamilton' Is Right for BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | Forward

    Historian Ron Chernow has written successful biographies of the likes of J. P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller and George Washington. So it's fair to say that at this point in his career, the Alexander Hamilton biographer knows the drill: There's the author tour, the positive reviews, the making of the best-seller lists.


  8. High Holiday Happenings and All the Weekly DishRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2015 | Forward

    Holidays come early to Breads Bakery, which is offering its festive challah and other Rosh Hashanah items starting Friday. You don't have to wait until Rosh Hashanah to sink your teeth into High Holidays goodies at Israeli-owned Breads Bakery in Manhattan.


  9. Barack Obama and the Ultimate Jewish Schmear TacticRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Forward

    My interview with President Obama was as serious as you'd expect of a man who is professorially cerebral and gravitates toward long, thoughtful answers to complicated policy questions. Iran, Israel, domestic politics - all were on the agenda when I met with him in the Oval Office last Friday.


  10. The Brave Life and Shocking Death of Faigy MayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Forward

    Faigy Mayer left the Belz community, a Hasidic enclave in Brooklyn's Boro Park, in 2010. She was 24 years old.


  11. Sheldon Silver's Son-in-Law Admits $6M Ponzi ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Forward

    A son-in-law of indicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver pleaded guilty on Monday to operating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of nearly $6 million over seven years. Marcello Trebitsch, 37, pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to securities fraud, three months after authorities first accused him of using investment funds to benefit himself and to repay other investors.


  12. Katz's Deli Wins Top DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Forward

    The venerable Lower East Side deli proves it's about more than just pastrami, with its hot dog being voted No. 1 in the U.S. As if we needed another excuse to run to Katz's Deli on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the legendary eatery just won the top spot in The Daily Meal's ranking of America's best hot dogs.


  13. Dirt Candy's Bet on Veggies Pays OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Forward

    Chef Amanda Cohen took a gamble in 2008 when she opened a tiny restaurant in New York City called Dirt Candy, which focused on vegetables at a time when bacon was the rage among food enthusiasts. Cohen moved the original 18-seat restaurant to a new location on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in February that tripled the seating so she could accommodate more diners eager to try edible farmed and wild plants, which critics have praised.


  14. Tokyo Meets the Lower East Side at KulturfestRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Forward

    It would have taken the fanciful imagination of a writer like Haruki Murakami or Salman Rushdie to have invented a scrappy quartet of Japanese musicians who play a punk-rock infused brand of Ching Dong - a style of Japanese street music roughly analogous to New Orleans parade band music - until one day the leader finds and listens to an LP of the Klezmer Conservatory Band's 1980 album, "Yiddishe Renaissance," and decides this is the music he was always meant to play.


  15. Richard Kind and the Marching Band That Woudn't Leave Him AloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Forward

    When the 17-minute film "What Cheer?" appears on Short of the Week in the coming days, it will mark more of a victory lap than a debut. The film has already shown at more than 25 festivals, and taken home an armful of awards, including "Best of New York" at the 2014 NY Shorts Fest.


  16. I Went To New Hampshire To Buy J.D. Salinger's HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Forward

    I have traveled to Cornish, New Hampshire, with the intention of buying J.D. Salinger's house. Last year, when the house went on the market, it was listed for $679,000, but now Jane Darrach, the real estate agent for the property, has told me the price has dropped to "585-ish."


  17. 9 Can't-Miss Shows at KulturfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Forward

    Hard as it is to believe, KulturfestNYC is the first ever international festival of Jewish performing arts of its kind to be held in the Big Apple. These sorts of multi-disciplinary, weeklong events take place all over the world - from Toronto to Krakow - but never before in one week under one umbrella could a festivalgoer take in the depth and breadth of Jewish arts - including music, film, theater, dance, family programs, food and learning - in Manhattan.


  18. New York Gets the Biggest Yiddish Festival of AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Forward

    Kulturfest: The First Chana Mlotek International Festival of Jewish Performing Arts, of which the Forward is a media sponsor, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene with a weeklong series of Jewish music, theater, film and art events. The festival will bring over 200 actors, singers, comedians, artists and academics from more than 30 countries to stage plays, give concerts and participate in an academic symposium on the history of Yiddish performing arts.


  19. Dream Home in Greenwich VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Forward

    Faye Ginsburg, 62, is a professor of anthropology at New York University in lower Manhattan. She is also the director of the Center for Media, Culture and History, co-director of the Council for the Study of Disability and president of the Dysautonomia Foundation .


  20. The Sephardic Bibliophile of BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Forward

    On a nondescript street of brick row houses, nestled between an insurance office and a computer store, in an out of the way corner of Brooklyn known as Marine Park that is not on any subway lines, lies a small storefront. From the street, it's impossible to see in - the glass windows are blocked by bookshelves, the glass door covered by a large red and white version of the Israeli flag.


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