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  1. The Dean of Gay JournalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Forward

    The marketing spiel makes the John C. Anderson Apartments sound like an enviable place to live: Open floor plans, oversized windows, and fully equipped kitchens, all in a happening downtown neighborhood.


  2. Bash-J Street Audience Turns on DershowitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | Forward

    The Philadelphia screening of the anti-J Street film "The J Street Challenge" by the Jewish federation and the regional Hillel council reportedly turned into a rowdy right-wing roast in which the audience turned its fury on Alan Dershowitz.


  3. Philadelphia Feud Erupts Over Federation Embrace of Anti-J Street FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Forward

    J Street, the dovish Israel lobby that has struggled for acceptance in the wider Jewish community, is facing its greatest challenge yet.


  4. Hal Douglas, 'Voice of God,' Dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Forward

    Hal Douglas, a veteran voice-over artist who worked on trailers for films such as "Philadelphia," "Forrest Gump" and "Lethal Weapon," died at the age of 89 last week, his daughter said on Thursday.


  5. The Year of HummusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2014 | Forward

    To the great plates of hand-cut-house-smoked-artisan-pastrami, step aside - 2014 is the year of the perfectly crafted bowl of hummus.


  6. Naomi Adler Picked To Lead Philadelphia Jewish FederationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | Forward

    The wife of a Reform rabbi, Adler left a career in law to pursue a calling in nonprofit fundraising and management.


  7. 'SermonSlam' Teeters on Edge Between Earnest and CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | Forward

    "I'd like to point out that you've all just paid $5 and come through the snow on a cold Wednesday night to attend an event with the word 'sermon' in the title," David Zvi Kalman said, followed by a loud round of laughter.


  8. Meet the Broads of 'Broad City'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | Forward

    The cable television universe isn't necessarily being taken over by female comics, but it seems that way: Sarah Silverman, Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham and now Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, stars of the new Comedy Central series, "Broad City," an outgrowth of their popular YouTube series.


  9. A Stroll Through Jewish ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | Forward

    I had a great idea: Take the whole family to Paris for our 50th anniversary. Even better: Make it a Jewish experience, as well.


  10. Jonathan Sarna Elected President of Association for Jewish StudiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2014 | Forward

    Jonathan Sarna, a professor of American Jewish history at Brandeis University, was elected president of the Association for Jewish Studies at its annual meeting.


  11. Harvey Pollack Is Basketball's Ultimate Numbers ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2013 | Forward

    Fittingly, Harvey Pollack was the one who scribbled the number 100 on the most famous photograph in basketball history: Wilt Chamberlain holding the piece of paper signifying his astounding point total in a 1962 game for the then Philadelphia Warriors.


  12. on FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2013 | Forward

    What do Hasidic hats, the Borscht Belt, the king of competitive dreidel-ing and a tiny row house shul have in common? They all played starring roles in the Forward best videos of 2013 - along with a poignant portrait of the Jewish mother who lost her son in the Newtown school massacre.


  13. Ramen Noodles, Meet the Matzo BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2013 | Forward

    In the bathroom at Shalom Japan, a new Jewish-Japanese fusion restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, hangs a framed poster of the famous 1960s advertisement for Levy's rye bread featuring a young Japanese boy holding a sandwich with the slogan: "You don't have to be Jewish to love Levy's."


  14. Ron Perelman Is a Mix of Tabloid Headlines and Chabad CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2013 | Forward

    Ronald Perelman is in the news, and once again it is for his family's trademark feuds, fueled by millions, many millions, of dollars.


  15. Verdict Awaited in Pimping TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2013 | Forward

    After days of deliberation, the jury in the trial of Avrom Belkin was still unable to come to a decision.


  16. Michael Solomonov Brings Proper Hummus to PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2013 | Forward

    Solomonov and his business partner Steve Cook announced that they'll be adding two more restaurants to their group, which already includes the award-winning Israeli-style restaurant Zahav: A laid back Israeli-style Hummus restaurant named Dizengoff, and a restaurant with "traditional Jewish Diaspora" foods named Abe Fisher.


  17. Ab Cahan, the Jewish Newspaperman Who Kept the World Moving ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2013 | Forward

    A portrait of Abraham Cahan is the first thing that greets a visitor to the Forward in New York City.


  18. Michael Solomonov's Culinary Tribute to Slain BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2013 | Forward

    For Israeli-American chef Michael Solomonov, this weekend's dinner in an Israeli park had been in the making for 10 years - ever since his younger brother David was killed on duty in the Israel Defense Forces.


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