Forward Staff


Of Barry Goldwater, Sandra Bernhard and Eight Other Things About Jewish Arizona

By Forward Staff

Of Barry Goldwater, Sandra Bernhard and Eight Other Things About Jewish Arizona
Barry Goldwater inherited his Jewish dad’s department store and Irving Berlin wrote ‘White Christmas’ in the Grand Canyon state. Here are 8 other things about Arizona.Read More


Of Neiman Marcus, Kinky Friedman and 12 Other Things About (Jewish) Texas

By Forward Staff

Of Neiman Marcus, Kinky Friedman and 12 Other Things About (Jewish) Texas
Did you know that Neiman and Marcus were Dallas retail pioneers — or that two Jews had ties to the JFK assassination story? Here are 11 other things about the Lone Star State.Read More


Where We’re Going This Summer

By Forward Staff

Where We’re Going This Summer
Where is the Forward spending its summer vacation? We asked staff members to write about their plans — from Utah to a picturesque island off the coast of Brooklyn.Read More


Americans Back President Obama on Iran Nuclear Deal by 2-1 Margin

By Forward Staff

Americans Back President Obama on Iran Nuclear Deal by 2-1 Margin
Thirty-one percent of U.S. Republicans favor a new nuclear deal with Iran, creating a challenge for their party’s lawmakers who largely oppose the framework accord sealed between Tehran and world powers, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday.Read More


Of Joe Biden, the Heimlich Maneuver and 8 Other Facts About (Jewish) Delaware

By Forward Staff

Of Joe Biden, the Heimlich Maneuver and 8 Other Facts About (Jewish) Delaware
Delaware has no kosher restaurants, but it is the home of Joe Biden and the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver. Here are eight other Jewish things to know about the First State.Read More



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